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Uncomfortable is OK Podcast

Making it easier for you to get out of your comfort zone.

Chris Desmond explores the science, the stories, and the strategies of getting out of your comfort zone and finding your magic.

Mar 23, 2020

Kerene Strochnetter is the Managing Director of Mindful at Work, a business hell-bent on making the M-words cool in the workplace - mindfulness and meditation.

She’s also a sort after public speaker with a clear message is - if busy is the new stupid, then mindful is the new smart!
Kerene wants to get the message out: that mindfulness isn’t just limited to meditating but includes a set of robust well-researched practices, which when implemented, powerfully impact people’s lives and positively change workplace culture.

Her new book ‘Crazy Busy’ targets people suffering from the relentless pace of modern life - people who struggle to switch off and are looking for effective strategies to help to reconnect with what really matters - their lives, their work and the people close to them.

We chat mindfulness, wearing a busy badge of honor, the different paths we walk down. slowing down, focusing, and of course, dealing with discomfort.

Show notes:

  • Nursing experiences (9.30)
  • The motivation (11.30)
  • The tipping point and mindfulness (14.50)
  • The start of meditating and benefits (20.00)
  • Writing her book (31.40)
  • How to stay with good things (39.00)
  • Strategy to approach uncomfortable situations (44.00)