A Mindful Pause: End of Year Reflection and Wishes

Hi mindful friends!
Maria and Jackie here from the Becoming Mindful Podcast.
As we wrap up this year, we wanted to express our heartfelt gratitude to each one of you.

For December, we’ve decided to take a little break to recharge and spend time with loved ones during the holidays.

While we’re away, why not revisit some of our past episodes? We’ve had 23 insightful conversations, including a recent inspiring interview and thoughtful book reviews. We hope these moments bring a touch of mindfulness to your year-end reflections. Wishing you all a safe and mindful holiday season!

We’ll be back on February 1st with more mindful conversations.
Until then, be well, and happy New Year!

Episode Recommendations for the Break


Episode 23 – Mindfulness in the Business of Art Interview with Lennon Bone.

Episode 17: Why we need to lean into fear to unlock our greatest potential.

Episode 13: Luminous Darkness – Interview With Author And Dharma Teacher Deborah Eden Tull

Book Reviews

Episode 16: Radical Acceptance by Tara Brach – Book Review

Episode 7: Braiding Sweetgrass by Robin Wall Kimmerer – Book Review

Episode 6: The Power of Now by Eckhart Tolle – Book Review

Episode 5: The Art of Living by Thich Nhat Hanh – Book Review


Maria: Hello and welcome to the Becoming Mindful Podcast today with a year message for you. I am Maria.

Jackie: And I am Jackie, and we are becoming mindful.

Maria: Yes. So for the end of this year, we have a little announcement because we thought about Our December episode and what we should do. After some thinking about it and with the holiday, I would be going back to Germany to see my family and there are always lots of things going on.

We decided to do the mindful thing and, Skip this month’s episode.

Jackie: Right. We wanted to check in with all our listeners and let you know that we’re grateful for you and we’re thinking about you. We hope you have a really wonderful season, however, you’re celebrating. And, we wanna invite you, uh, if you do have time and you’re looking for, some mindfulness episodes,

Please go back and take a look at some of the episodes we’ve done in the past. We were just talking, we’ve got 23 episodes out there that you can go listen to. our last one was, very insightful. It was an interview. and I always enjoy the interview episodes we do because we talk to such interesting people.

Maria: Yeah, absolutely.

And the other recommendation if you haven’t already, um, we also have I think, four book reviews. And I think those are always really insightful as well.

Jackie: Yeah, you could check out one of our book reviews and then grab the book, accompanying it to round out your year.

Maria: Right. Yeah. So as Jackie said, we definitely wish you a wonderful end of the year. I hope you were able to, get closure on the past year and get a great start into the new year. yOu will hear from us and see us again next year, on February 1st.

Jackie: Happy New Year to everyone and have a safe and mindful holiday season.

Maria: and as always, Follow us at becomingmindfulpodcast.com or on @BecomingMindfulPodcast.

Jackie: And we hope to see you in the beginning of the new year. And until then. Be well.

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