Today I’m chatting with neuroscientist and mindfulness guru Dr. Kristen Race. A self-described “brain geek”, Dr. Kristen Race has spent the last 12 years exploring the nexus between mindfulness and neuroscience. She is the author of Mindful Parenting, the founder of Mindful Life™, and Head of Mindfulness at Solvasa, a pioneer in integrative beauty. Dr. Race has been featured in The New York Times, NPR, and CNN among others. She’s trained over 50,000 leaders in her methods worldwide, including the likes of Sheryl Sandberg and Sara Blakely.
In this episode, Dr. Race discusses the health benefits of a mindfulness practice, how to create a realistic daily mindfulness routine, and different breathing patterns you can use to center your body. We discuss the benefits of mindfulness in school, using breathing to reduce your anxiety, and how mindfulness improves focus. We also talk about how breathwork can help with autoimmune diseases, the problems with technology addiction, the power of mirror neurons, and much more.
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