Learning to Listen: A Guide to Ethical Mindfulness: Lani Muelrath on PYP 472
Plant Yourself - Embracing a Plant-based Lifestyle
My dear friend Lani returns to the podcast to talk about her latest book, Mindfulness, published under the Conscious Care Guides imprint.We had our usual freewheeling conversation, with some tears and lots of laughter.We discussed:how mindfulness can help us overcome the sin of narcissism, especially as activistswhen "zone-out" time is totally finethe difference between "McMindfulness" and ethical mindfulnesshow coaching trains me to engage in mindful listeninghow to make any activity mindfulthe benefits of "artificial" meditation in developing mindfulness skills for everyday lifehow true mindfulness can alert us to the harm we're doing in the worlda useful revelation: "everyone is suffering"how to approach mindfulness if you have a history of unresolved traumathe gift of listening to the people in our lives without preconceptionswe're all smacking people with our bags wherever we gobalancing mindfulness with heartfelt anger at the state of the worldthe difference between acting like a Buddhist and acting like a Buddhaand much more...LinksMindfulness, by Lani Muelrath and Domyo Sater BurkLani's websiteMy conversation with Stephen Nachmanovitch about spontaneity and improvisationMy conversations with Tyson Yunkaporta about the "original sin" of narcissism: First | Second
Author and lifestyle coach Lani Muelrath shows how practicing mindfulness brings a healthier and happier you. The book offers powerful tools to understand the process and guide you to a more mindful living.
Best Of Nancy's Bookshelf: Dr. Michael Greger & Lani Muelrath
Dr. Michael Greger is the author of the international best seller How Not to Die. Local author Lani Muelrath advocates combining mindfulness with a vegan diet. Commentator Richard Parker asks “What’s for Dinner?”
E550: Lani Muelrath and Finding Health, Balance, Peace and Happiness as a Mindful Vegan.
The Healthification Podcast
Lani Muelrath is an award-winning health educator, professor, best-selling author, inspirational speaker, and TV host who has been vego/vegan for 45 years and has shared her expertise in mindful, active, plant based living for over 4 decades. Lani is the type of vegan I would have wanted to meet before I became vegan! I love her approach to mindful living and her commitment to the 3 ... READ MORE The post E550: Lani Muelrath and Finding Health, Balance, Peace and Happiness as a Mindful Vegan. appeared first on Healthification.
This week, Jasmin Singer talks to Lani Muelrath, author of The Mindful Vegan: A 30-Day Plan for Finding Health, Balance, Peace, and Happiness about the power of mindfulness, the intersections of mindfulness and veganism, and the simple steps you can take to living a more grounded, mindful life. Lani Muelrath, M.A., is an award-winning health educator, celebrated speaker and the author of…
68. How to Practice MindFULL Plant Eating! with Lani Muelrath
My guest today is an award-winning health educator, a professor, a speaker, a best-selling author, and an overall lovely lady whose extremely passionate about mindful, plant-based eating. Lani Muelrath discovered through personal experience and training that mindfulness practices are a proven method of getting beneath the surface of eating obstacles – after she had already discovered that eating plants is the way to go fo sho!! She’s written many books about plant-based eating and living, but her latest one: The Mindful Vegan - is all about how your struggles around food -- like excessive snacking, compulsive or emotional eating, battling with cravings, overeating, or other struggle shtuff can be alleviated by implementing a mindfulness practice. So needless to say: be prepared for your mind to be blown. Or at least FULL...by the end of this chat. Get ready to hear: What mindfulness IS and how you can get crackin’ on a daily mindfulness practice. How I apply it daily on the subway. The difference between eating mindfully and over analyzing what you’re eating. What a wandering mind is and why you probs don’t want to have one anymore. What mindful EATING is. (Spoiler: it has zilch to do with counting your bites.) How & why eating plants is actually a mindful eating practice in and of itself. And much more! Links related to this episode: The full show notes with all the deets from this episode! Where to buy Amazing Grass goodies and save 40% with code: PLANTPARTY40 Get my FREE #EATMOREPLANTS course! Where you can go to submit a question for the show! Where I’d much appreciate you leaving a review for the show in iTunes!! How to work 1-on-1 with me! Where you can go to suggest a guest (yourself or someone else) for the show! Party in My Plants on Instagram Party in My Plants on Facebook Party in My Plants’ Cooking Videos on YouTube Audio producer of the show - Oleksandr Hedz--- Send in a voice message: https://anchor.fm/existennial/message
Cells Are the New Cure with Dr. Robin L. Smith and Dr. Max Gomez, & The Mindful Vegan with Lani Muelrath
Moments with Marianne
Cells Are the New Cure with Dr. Robin L. Smith and Dr. Max GomezDr. Max Gomez has produced award-winning health and science segments for network stations in New York and Philadelphia. He has reported for Dateline, Today Show and 48 Hours. Over more than three decades, he’s earned nine Emmy Awards, three NY State Broadcaster’s Association awards and UPI’s “Best Documentary” award. In addition to NYC’s ‘Excellence in Time of Crisis’ for his September 11 coverage, Dr. Gomez has been singled out nationally for special award recognition by the Leukemia and Lymphoma Society and The National Marfan Foundation. He was also named the American Health Foundation’s “Man of the Year.” Dr. Gomez has helped organize and moderate three international scientific symposia on stem cells and cellular therapies, hosted by and held at the Vatican. http://www.drmaxgomez.com Dr. Robin L. Smith is a global thought leader in the regenerative medicine industry, one of the fastest growing segments of modern-day medicine. She received her M.D. from Yale University and an M.B.A. from the Wharton School of Business. During her tenure as CEO of the NeoStem family of companies (NASDAQ: NBS), which she led from 2006 to 2015, she pioneered the company’s innovative business model, combining proprietary cell therapy development with a successful contract development and manufacturing organization. Dr. Smith maintains a regular column for The Huffington Post. In June 2016, she was awarded the Women of Power and Influence Award from the National Organization of Women (NOW) and is the 2014 winner of the Brava Award. http://www.drrobinsmith.com The Mindful Vegan with Lani MuelrathLani Muelrath, MA, is an award-winning health educator, best-selling author, speaker, and TV host well known for her expertise in plant-based, active, mindful living. She has been featured on ABC-TV, CBS-TV, Prevention magazine, USA Today, The Saturday Evening Post, Huffington Post, and NSPR. Lani has been vegetarian/vegan for 45 years and has been teaching in health and wellness for more than 40 years. Trained as physical educator, mind/body specialist, mindfulness meditation facilitator and practiced in mindfulness meditation for over 25 years, she is recognized as a thought leader and pioneer in the integration of vegan living and mindfulness practice, and in the embodiment of awakened awareness in everyday life. www.lanimuelrath.com
In Today’s Episode Today I’m pleased to once again be talking with Lani Muelrath. Lani has been vegetarian/vegan since 1973, when she also started teaching yoga and began a meditation practice. The ethical considerations of treatment of animals, the environment, and health were natural outgrowths of these practices. Her early studies in meditation took her to India on retreat several times. Since then she undertook the study of Mindfulness Meditation, which she has practiced for over twenty-five years. She has studied with some of the best-known leaders in mindfulness practices. She has also been featured on CBS-TV, ABC-TV, Prevention magazine, USA Today, Huffington Post, The Saturday Evening Post, and NSPR. She created and starred in her own CBS television show, Lani’s All Heart Aerobics, and has served as presenter and consultant for the Physician’s Committee for Responsible Medicine, The Complete Health Improvement Project, and Plant Pure Nation. Lani is truly an expert on adopting a mindful, vegan lifestyle, and I hope you enjoy this interview with her! Outline of This Great Episode [5:30] Deborah introduces Lani. [8:58] Lani has just released a new book, The Mindful Vegan. [11:03] Mindfulness is trendy right now, but for a good reason. [11:55] How did Lani become interested in Mindfulness? [14:32] Mindfulness leads to dramatic reduction in reactivity and to better brain states. [18:18] You are not alone. [21:36] Mindfulness is not just a practice, it’s a way of life. [28:49] Lani noticed a disconnect in the Mindfulness world that motivated her to write her book. [31:25] Lani realized that eating dairy was causing her inner dissonance. [33:19] The goal of Lani’s book is to give people specific, actionable tools to practice Mindfulness. [35:45] It’s time to take a break! Be sure to check out VidalSpeaks.com, where you can find my story, my favorite products, and much more! Please support this show by using the Amazon Banner on my site for all your Amazon purchases, which will pay a small commission to me with no extra cost to you. It really helps. Please also consider donating directly to keep our show going, leaving us a review, or sharing our show with a friend. All of this supports our mission. Thank you! [37:00] One surgeon uses mindfulness in his medical practice. [43:13] What is the difference between formal practice and informal practice? [48:35] Everyone can find time to meditate. [51:07] It’s important to connect with physical sensations and emotions. [59:06] When practicing mindfulness we don’t attempt to change our feelings. [1:01:05] Mindfulness can increase self-confidence. [1:02:22] Lani leaves us with her final mindfulness tips. [1:05:05] Lani is in the process of recording audio segments to support the program outlined in her book. [1:06:12] Here’s how you can preorder Lani’s book and get a bonus gift. Mentioned In This Episode The Mindful Vegan: A 30-Day Plan for Finding Health, Balance, Peace, and Happiness by Lani Muelrath Connect with Today’s Guest LaniMuelrath.com
Lani Muelrath — The Plant-Based Journey and Transitioning to a Healthy Vegan Lifestyle — Episode 77
In Today’s Episode Are you eating a plant-based diet? Are you trying to? Are you curious about the benefits? Or, do you know anyone who is trying to transition to a vegan lifestyle? If you answered “yes” to any of those questions, then today’s interview is for you. Today I’m pleased to be talking with Lani Muelrath. Lani has been vegetarian/vegan since 1973, when she also started teaching yoga and began a meditation practice. The ethical considerations of treatment of animals, the environment, and health were natural outgrowths of these practices. Her early studies in meditation took her to India on retreat several times. Since then she undertook the study of Mindfulness Meditation, which she has practiced for over twenty-five years. She has studied with some of the best-known leaders in mindfulness practices. She has also been featured on CBS-TV, ABC-TV, Prevention magazine, USA Today, Huffington Post, The Saturday Evening Post, and NSPR. She created and starred in her own CBS television show, Lani’s All Heart Aerobics, and has served as presenter and consultant for the Physician’s Committee for Responsible Medicine, The Complete Health Improvement Project, and Plant Pure Nation. Lani is truly an expert on adopting a mindful, vegan lifestyle, and I hope you enjoy this interview with her! Outline of This Great Episode [6:49] Deborah introduces Lani. [10:40] Learning about Ahimsa sparked Lani’s interest in vegetarianism, over 40 years ago. [12:59] Going plant-based was an important step for Lani in mastering her habits and overcoming body image issues. [13:50] We all have our own journey, but Lani has identified five critical steps to successfully transitioning to a vegan lifestyle. [16:22] Lani’s experience with wildlife advocacy inspired her to stop eating dairy and transition to a vegan lifestyle. [18:34] Start where you can, and don’t worry about judgment from others. [19:32] How can we help people realize the harm that is being done by consumption of animal products? [27:23] What steps will you take on your journey to a mindful vegan lifestyle? [36:22] Exercise is probably more important for lifestyle change than you know. [37:44] You must become the master of your habits. [40:09] Lani’s books have different focuses but they all mention fitness, plant-based nutrition and mindfulness, because they go hand in hand. [41:27] Each phase that Lani has identified is crucial to the journey. [46:46] What are the biggest challenges for people attempting to transition to a vegan lifestyle? [48:22] Planning ahead can be very helpful in navigating social situations. [51:00] What is the difference between the terms “plant-based” and “vegan,” and which does Lani prefer? [54:15] Thank you to everyone who left us a review last week! Be sure to check out VidalSpeaks.com, where you can find my story, my favorite products, and much more! Please support this show by using the Amazon Banner on my site for all your Amazon purchases, which will pay a small commission to me with no extra cost to you. It really helps. Please also consider donating directly to keep our show going, leaving us a review or sharing our show with a friend. All of this supports our mission. Thank you! [56:04] You can’t eat healthily without learning to cook. If you don’t cook, how should you start? [1:01:18] The paleo movement is market-driven and full of misinformation. [1:03:27] Lani’s book breaks down the ratios of vegetables, fruits, nuts, seeds and whole grains that are ideal for most people. [1:07:56] What do you need to stock up your kitchen if you are transitioning to a vegan diet? [1:09:17] Lani is giving readers of her book a free, downloadable gift of vegan sauce recipes. [1:10:08] Lani tells us a little more about her book The Mindful Vegan: A 30-Day Plan for Finding Health, Balance, Peace and Happiness. [1:13:59] Lani is offering a four-day virtual retreat for people who preorder her book. [1:16:10] Each month Lani offers a 21-Day Vegan Kickstart program. [1:16:38] Lani offers three final tips. Connect with Today’s Guest LaniMuelrath.com Resources Mentioned The Plant-Based Journey: A Step by Step Guide for Transitioning to a Healthy Lifestyle and Achieving Your Ideal Weight, by Lani Muelrath The Mindful Vegan: A 30-Day Plan for Finding Health, Balance, Peace and Happiness, by Lani Muelrath BONUS GIFTS: Free 40-page preview of The Plant Based Journey and “7 Sauces That Add Sizzle to Your Plant-Based Plate” Mindful Vegan Virtual Retreat