Episode 44

Published on:

17th Oct 2023

Embracing Self-compassion through Mindfulness with Prof. Shauna Shapiro

In today’s episode, Ashish and Anil, chat with Dr. Shauna Shapiro. Dr. Shauna is a best-selling author, clinical psychologist, and internationally recognized expert in mindfulness and self-compassion. She's a professor at Santa Clara University and has published over 150 papers and three critically acclaimed books, translated in over 16 languages. Her work has been featured in the Wall Street Journal, Oprah, and NPR. Her TEDx talk, The Power of Mindfulness, has been viewed over 3 million times.

Shauna's book, “Good Morning, I Love You”, which incorporates practices in mindfulness, self-compassion, and joy, takes center stage throughout this conversation, delving into her journey and the power of the practices that have truly made a difference in her life and of those around her.

This chat with Shauna opens up a world of deep, transformative thoughts about the power and importance of mindfulness and self-compassion. They also delve into how our small, personal acts of self-care and kindness can create waves, reaching and impacting not just those close to us, but our wider communities and potentially even beyond!

Things you will also learn in this episode:

  • Finding Peace Within Through Mindfulness
  • The three key pillars of mindfulness
  • How to Practice Self-compassion
  • Embracing Gratitude and Appreciation

Don't Miss Out on a Journey to Mindfulness and Self-Compassion! Dive into this enlightening episode with Dr. Shauna Shapiro and discover practices that can change your life.

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About the Podcast

The Happiness Squad
Welcome to Happiness Squad.

This is the podcast dedicated to helping you unlock your full potential by mastering the art and science of happiness.

We bring on the best leading experts on these topics to help you unlock your true potential and live with more joy, health, love, and meaning in your life.

Your host is no other than Ashish Kothari who is on a mission to provide you with an unfair advantage to be the masters of your experience and leaders in your industry.

Get ready to be moved, challenged, and enlightened on this podcast. It may change your life.

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About your hosts

Ashish Kothari

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Ashish Kothari is the founder and CEO of Happiness Squad, a company focused on democratizing happiness and touching a billion+ lives over the next 20 years and helping them live with more joy, health, love, and meaning.

Prior to founding Happiness Squad and writing his best-selling book “Hardwired for happiness”, Ashish spent 25 years in consulting, including the last 17 at McKinsey and Co, a premier management consulting firm, helping thousands of clients and their organizations achieve breakthrough performance by building new mindsets and capabilities.

Ashish is a trained ontological coach and a lifelong student of human thriving.

Anil Ramjiani

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Anil Ramjiani is an experienced senior leader at Nike, Inc., most recently as the Commercial Director managing key athlete partnerships and business with Cristiano Ronaldo, Kylian Mbappe, and Marcus Rashford.

Anil's passion is grounded in empowering people, unlocking potential, and driving performance. He has worked in consulting and corporate across the US, Europe, the Middle East, and Asia acquiring over 20 years of experience in strategy, brand, and general management at IBM, Adidas, and Nike.

He created the podcast and platform Live. Breathe. Believe., to enable reflection, motivation, and inspiration for his peers. #Knowyoutobeyou!