Episode 25

Mindful in May with Dr Elise Bialylew

​On this week’s episode of the podcast, I’m talking with Dr Elise Bialylew about something that can really help all of us at the moment – mindfulness.

We explore:

The science of mindfulness

What is mindfulness

The global mindfulness challenge – Mindful in May

How does mindfulness help us with stress

How much meditation do we need to do to get the benefits

Creating a mindfulness habit in 30 days

Practising self-compassion

How a routine helps with not falling down the slippery slope of making excuses

The creation of Mindful in May

The intersection of passion, purpose and service.

Mindful in May is the world’s largest annual, online mindfulness fundraising campaign. It’s a one-month online program featuring daily meditations and exclusive in-depth interviews with world leaders in the field of meditation and wellbeing, who each share their latest scientifically-backed, cutting-edge insights to help you flourish. So far the initiative has raised over $800k to transform the lives of more than 16,000 people through the gift of clean, safe drinking water.

Elise Bialylew M.D is a mindfulness meditation expert, doctor trained in psychiatry, social entrepreneur and published author who’s on a mission to improve the wellbeing of our society and our planet. She was recently recognised by the Australian Financial Review as a 2019 AFR Women of Influence and was a Telstra Business Awards finalist.

I hope that you enjoy this episode.

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My Mission

Fiona Redding

Fiona Redding

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My mission in life is to share everything I have learned – and am continuing to learn – about turning my own life around and to really help you understand that happiness is to be found in the overcoming of obstacles and challenges in your life, and not in the absence of them. 

To achieve your potential in life, you need to become your potential.  And for that to be, you need to understand yourself, and learn how to harness your strengths and overcome your weaknesses.  

You have the power within you to create whatever reality you choose, and I am here to help you know that if you don’t like what you are experiencing, then you can absolutely change that.  

But you do have to choose, believe, and be open to all possibilities, and to keep showing up every day, even when it feels really hard.

Because if you do what is easy, your life will be hard.  But if you do what is hard, your life will be easy.