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Robert Plotkin, co-creator of the “Hack Your Mind” series at MIT, explores the intersection between the practice of mindfulness and the use of technology in the modern age on the Technology For Mindfulness Podcast. Show notes can be found at TechnologyForMindfulness.com/, and you can also follow us at Twitter.com/TechForMindful and Facebook.com/TechnologyForMindfulness/. Come back often and feel free to subscribe in iTunes or add the Technology For Mindfulness Podcast to your favorite podcast application.

Robert Plotkin, co-creator of the “Hack Your Mind” series at MIT, explores the intersection between the practice of mindfulness and the use of technology in the modern age on the Technology For Mindfulness Podcast. Show notes can be found at TechnologyForMindfulness.com/, and you can also follow us at Twitter.com/TechForMindful and Facebook.com/TechnologyForMindfulness/. Come back often and feel free to subscribe in iTunes or add the Technology For Mindfulness Podcast to your favorite podcast application.
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Robert Plotkin, co-creator of the “Hack Your Mind” series at MIT, explores the intersection between the practice of mindfulness and the use of technology in the modern age on the Technology For Mindfulness Podcast. Show notes can be found at TechnologyForMindfulness.com/, and you can also follow us at Twitter.com/TechForMindful and Facebook.com/TechnologyForMindfulness/. Come back often and feel free to subscribe in iTunes or add the Technology For Mindfulness Podcast to your favorite podcast application.

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Episodes

55: Caroline Castrillon - It’s Time to Set Boundaries with Technology

7/15/2019
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In episode 55, Caroline Castrillon, business coach and Forbes contributor, joins us for a discussion about how entrepreneurs can become more focused and productive through being mindful and disciplined with technology use. Caroline founded Corporate Escape Artist for both solopreneurs, entrepreneurs, and those dreaming of running their own business. The mission of Corporate Escape Artist is to inspire and empower corporate professionals to take the leap into entrepreneurship and fully...

Duration:00:32:48

54: Dawn Wible - The Benefits of More Talking and Less Technology

7/1/2019
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In Episode 54, Dawn Wible, the Founder of Talk More Tech Less joins us for a discussion about various ways that we can re-introduce in-person, non-tech related, communication back into our lives. Dawn founded Talk More Tech Less in an effort to provide support, resources and education to help, both, adults and children “prioritize relationships over technology.” Talk More Tech Less is committed to the work of deeper, more connected communication and provides, what they call, the “Facts and...

Duration:00:39:25

53: Robert Plotkin - How to Focus for Entrepreneurs: Tips for Dealing with Smartphone and Other Technology-Related Distractions

6/17/2019
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In each Technology for Mindfulness episode, we usually interview an expert (from various industries) who’s made incredible strides in creating more mindfulness in their life, the lives of others and who use/create various techniques to build a better relationship with technology. This week, Episode 53, brings a direct conversation with Robert. He shares his insights and the success strategies that he’s learned over the years as a patent lawyer, from having his own law firm, and from running...

Duration:00:20:26

52: Michael Jacobus - Tackling Technology Addiction in Teens

6/3/2019
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In Episode 52, we speak with Michael Jacobus - the Founder of Reset Summer Camp; a 4-week clinical summer program for, mostly, teenagers who are suffering from technology addiction. The camp treats addiction to video games, social media, excessive screen time and provides assistance with poor technology habits. Michael has worked in the Summer Camp space for over 30 years and believed that the camp experience could create an environment that provides both the campers and, their families,...

Duration:00:43:47

51: Sean McCormick - A High-Performance Recipe: Meditation, Mindfulness, and Coaching

5/20/2019
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In Episode 51, Sean McCormick, high-performance coach and host of Optimal Performance Podcast, discusses how he successfully incorporates mindfulness and meditation into his coaching practices to help his clients make great strides in the areas of productivity and performance. Sean also discusses the role that technology plays in our world, and shares techniques for how we can create more balance and better manage our usage. Some of the questions I ask: What you’ll learn: Resources: Sean...

Duration:00:43:04

50: Rebecca Horan - Maintaining a Life of Balance while Living and Working in the Age of Social Media

5/6/2019
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In Episode 50, Brand Strategist, Rebecca Horan, discusses how she strikes a balance between running a business from home and managing screentime for herself and her family. She shares the 5 Strategies that she uses to help create clear boundaries for family time and technology usage. Some of the questions I ask: What you’ll learn: Resources: Rebecca Horan - Website

Duration:00:32:31

49: Rachel & Kyle Wright - Where to draw the line on what to share on social media

4/22/2019
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Rachel & Kyle Wright, who are relationship coaches and fellow podcasters and have a series of programs and coaching packages for couples through the Wright Wellness Centre. Tip of the Day: Have a designated documentor at a party or gathering you are going to When you’re attending a party or a gathering with friends and you’d like to take photos or videos of the party, pick one person at that event who is going to be the “designator documentor.” Much like a designated driver, this is one...

Duration:00:34:04

48: Nick Wolny - The Four Protocols to curb your smartphone addiction

4/8/2019
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Nick Wolny is a marketing and media strategist for coaches, consultants and entrepreneurs and has been featured on a variety of publications including The Wall Street Journal, Elephant Journal and Mens Health for his expertise on productivity, automation and self improvement. Recently, he’s been featured on FOX discussing Digital Decluttering and how to curb your smartphone addiction. Tip of the Day: Monitor How Much time you actually use your smartphone and other devices. There are ways...

Duration:00:28:18

47: Paul Minors - Technology for Productivity, Optimising Time and Income

3/25/2019
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After being a guest on his show, The Paul Minors Podcast, I just had to interview the host himself to be on Technology For Mindfulness. Paul is obsessed with productivity, automation, optimising his time and income so he can live on his own times. Tip of the Day: Task Batching It’s productive and cuts down on the mental switching which can be so draining and stressful. Here are a couple of pointers that I do when it comes to batching to help me be more productive. Here are two examples of...

Duration:00:43:50

46: Marla Mattenson and Julian Colker - Technology and its role in relationships

3/11/2019
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On Episode 46, Marla Mattenson returns with her partner Julian Colker who work together to coach couples in their relationships including how to use technology mindfully. Some of the questions I ask: What you’ll learn: Resources: Apps: Love Nudge - talks about the 5 love languages you can sign up with your partner Marla Matteson & Julian Colker’s workshop:

Duration:00:35:38

45: Jenifer Joy Madden - Durability & The Digital Age

2/25/2019
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Jenifer Joy Madden is a professor, writer and design who helps parents to raise more durable, healthy and grounded children in this digital age. In this episode you will learn: Broccoli BrainVirtual Autism Link to DurableHuman.com: https://durablehuman.com Link to Durable Human blog post on Virtual Autism: https://durablehuman.com/VirtualAutism Link to Durable U online school: https://durableu.teachable.com Link to Broccoli Bunch animation example:...

Duration:00:32:47

44: John de Graaf - Beauty, Naturing & Capturing Moments

2/11/2019
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Going on a hike or a holiday to immerse yourself in nature is one of the most relaxing and recharging experience. However, with the use of smartphones, many of us look to capture the moment to post on social media rather than focusing on being in the moment and actually experiencing. Today, returning to Technology For Mindfulness is John De Graaf; a documentary filmmaker who has produced more than a dozen prime time national PBS specials and has won more than 100 filmmaking awards. He...

Duration:00:50:33

43: Vincent Horn - Buddhist Geeks Founder & Podcast Host

1/29/2019
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Vincent Horn spent his 20's co-founding the ground breaking Buddhist Geeks while attending a full year of silent meditation practice on a retreat. A computer engineering drop out turned full time contemplative - Vincent combines the traditional mindfulness practices of Buddhist practice and teaches them in a modern way. He has been called a “power player of the mindfulness movement” by Wired magazine and was honored to be featured in Wired UK’s “Smart List: 50 people who will change the...

Duration:00:50:44

42: Dr. Sherry Walling - Clinical Psychologist Behind Zen Founder

1/14/2019
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In today's digital age, entrepreneurs and online businesses are on the rise. What happens as a result of this is that entrepreneurs more than anyone else can suffer the effects of burnout, anxiety and restlessness. This week's guest, Dr Sherry Walling who is a clinical psychologist and leader of Zen Founder where she helps entrepreneurs to tackle the challenges of founding and running companies so they can be more effective and productive. She's one of the first professionals to combine yoga...

Duration:00:39:45

A Mindful 2019: A Technology for Mindfulness Special Episode

12/31/2018
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As we prepare for 2019, we often reflect and think about the year that's gone. We think about what we achieved and didn't achieve and what we would like to do in the next year. When it comes to using technology mindfully, there are a few ways that you set goals and habits to achieve mindfulness, productivity and quality time. Here are 5 ways that you can set yourself up to use technology more mindfully in 2019: 1. Take some time to observe your experiences with technology. This is the most...

Duration:00:25:52

41: Laurie Wolk - Author, Teacher & Coach

12/17/2018
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We are in a generation for using Cell phones for approval and visibility. Social Media can be as disruptive as it is distracting with notifications and the need to use filters to ensure the perfect presentation is posted on the various platforms. Laurie Wolk is an author, teacher and coach who grew up in Westchester, NY. Even though she was confident and successful with being able to land a high profile career in media, she still had her doubts about the feedback the world around her was...

Duration:00:36:55

40: Patricia Lohan - Coach, Healer & Feng Shui Expert

12/3/2018
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Patricia Lohan is a coach, healer and Feng Shui expert who has shaped her dream path. Living in Bali for the majority of the year, she's seen first hand the power of the mind, surroundings and inner healing. In this episode, Patricia unpacks why your inner world, mindset and history impacts your life and outside and particularly alludes to how use and placement technology in your home can impact this. In a different kind of episode of Technology For Mindfulness, Patricia talks about how to...

Duration:00:38:19

39: Kelli Reese, CEO Turned Leadership Coach

11/19/2018
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Kelli Reese is a published author and certified leadership coach who now runs her current business literally from the middle of the jungle. With a heavy background in business, Kelli was the CEO of a multimillion dollar organization in North Carolina. After feeling out of alignment with her career and marriage, it was during a visit to Tulum that inspired her to take whatever actions necessary to move to the Riviera Maya which resulted in Kelli leaving both her 17 year career and husband to...

Duration:00:50:05

38: Grace Smith, World-Renowned Hypnotherapist

11/12/2018
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World-renowned hypnotherapist, Grace Smith went through a truly transformational step in her life when she started hypnotherapy. Studies have shown that hypnotherapy has six times the success rate of traditional therapy which quickly became one of the reasons she made it her mission to make hypnosis mainstream. Grace’s private clients include celebrities, CEOs, professional athletes, and government officials; her keynote speeches and workshops have taken her to OZY Fest with Hillary...

Duration:00:49:47

37: Marla Mattenson, Entrepreneur Couples Relationship Expert

10/21/2018
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Marla N. Mattenson is an entrepreneur and frequent speaker on the topic of relationships, intimacy and wealth building. Over the course of her 22-year career, she developed a unique, scientific approach to relationships to help entrepreneur couples rock both the boardroom and the bedroom, helping more than 12,000 couples including Academy Award winning actors, producers and directors, NBA players and coaches, Grammy Award winning artists, and millionaire entrepreneurs. Find more at...

Duration:00:40:11