Author: Jackie Burhans

Jackie Burhans is a digital marketing expert turned meditation & yoga instructor. She enjoys living life as a constant experiment in finding ways to add peace and beauty to the world. She lives in a tiny house, practices permaculture on her homestead, loves to cook (vegan and gluten free) and enjoys the ride with her husband and pup. Check out her writing, photography and videos on her website:

Episode 10: Mindfulness IRL – The Feelings & Doing Shadow Work

Hello again, friends. Jackie and Maria here with another episode. This month we get real and talk about what it feels like as you develop your mindfulness practice, what shadow work is like and why we might practice with community. 

Join us for this beautiful discussion and let us know how mindfulness feels to you and has changed you.

Be well Friends!

Episode 9: Is Mindfulness Right For Me? & A Practice

Hi Friends. Jackie and Maria here to talk about who are mindfulness practices right for and who might want to exhibit caution when beginning a journey toward mindfulness.

We end the episode by practicing together with a Loving Kindness meditation inspired by Sharon Salzberg. 

Be well friends! 

Episode 1: Let’s Become Mindful

Jackie and Maria


In our very first episode of the Becoming Mindful Podcast you will find out more about our vision and goals for this podcast. We introduce ourselves and our progress on the journey to mindfulness so far. We present different definitions of mindfulness as well as misconceptions around it.


Official Becoming Mindful Podcast Trailer

Welcome to the official trailer of our Becoming Mindful Podcast. We are Maria and Jackie and we are Becoming Mindful.