Episode 026 Mindfulness: Complexity’s Best Friend


In this episode, Haley interviews hypnotherapist and wellness coach, Pilar Angel, to discuss the power of mindfulness. Pilar shares some tips and tricks for practicing mindfulness and explains how this practice can reduce stress and improve overall performance.


Show Notes


Quotes from this episode:

"Understand that you are an observer of your thoughts and your own complexity will become less mysterious.” - Pilar Angel

“The most complex system that exists is your own mind.” - Pilar Angel

"Life consists only of moments, nothing more than that. So if you make the moment matter, it all matters. You can be mindful, you can be mindless. You can win, you can lose. The worst case is to be mindless and lose. So when you’re doing anything, be mindful, notice new things, make it meaningful to you, and you’ll prosper."Ellen Langer

 

Resources from this episode:

Pilar Angel is a hypnotherapist, wellness coach and co-founder of Axeos Performance Institute. You can also find Axeos on Twitter.

The acronym RAIN, first coined about 20 years ago by Michele McDonald, is an easy-to-remember tool for practicing mindfulness. It has four steps:

1. Recognize, what is going on

2. Allow, the experience to be there, just as it is

3. Investigate, with kindness

4. Natural awareness, which comes from not identifying - not judging it

 

 

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