Feb 19, 2020
In this episode of the podcast,
the Know Your Dose hosts explore the contents of the mind. What is
mindfulness? Why is it important? How do you cultivate it? These
are all questions this episode aims to answer. Derek opens the
podcast by talking about the importance of starting mindfulness
early, detailing his experience doing meditation and yoga with his
daughter. Thomas highlights the value of teachers, tools, and
practices when learning to meditate. Nadeem covers mindful eating
and opens up about using mindfulness to deal with fear and anxiety.
Towards the end of the podcast, Thomas, Nadeem, and Derek share
their thoughts on how cannabis and psychedelics can be used as
powerful tools for investigating the contents of consciousness,
fostering mindfulness, and balancing your ego. The episode ends
with insights into the personal routines of the Know Your Dose team
to give you an idea of how to incorporate mindfulness into your
discusses practicing mindfulness with his young daughter using
meditation and yoga. The guys dive into nurturing mindfulness
practice and raising kids.
is Mindfulness? Thomas brought up Sam Harris as a valuable teacher.
Discussion on The Arctic Shower Challenge and the power of
meditation on the Waking Up App.
is Mindfulness important? Thomas mentions Headspace got him into
meditation. Techniques like meditating as well as mindful eating
reduce stress. Derek listed mindfulness benefits including Immune
boost, better sleep, reduce negative emotions, focus, altruism,
- Nadeem opens up about living with fear and
anxiety. Derek discusses
Mindfulness-Based Stress Reduction. Collective discussion on the
importance of routines in the morning and Night.
and Thomas go back and forth on gratefulness and compassion. Thomas
discusses being grateful for the very basic things that we take
Conscious breathing to clear thoughts and regain
conversation on being aware of your thoughts and feelings.
Differentiating pleasant, unpleasant, and neutral feelings. Don’t
give your thoughts power over your mind.
- Cannabis and Mindfulness. Nadeem talks on
cannabis helping you get into mindfulness. Derek highlights how
cannabis can increase a busy mind or even increase negative
thoughts in some people.
- Psychedelics and their effects on mindfulness.
Discussion of finding balance with your Ego.
- Personal routines from Thomas, Nadeem, and
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