Manage episode 285096255 series 2350515
Sharon Salzberg was one of the first to bring meditation and mindfulness into mainstream American culture beginning in the 1970s. She's a co-founder of The Insight Meditation Society in Barre, MA, and the author of eleven books, including the New York Times bestseller, Real Happiness. Her podcast The Metta Hour, features interviews with leaders in the mindfulness movement. She recently released “Care for Caregivers,” a series of eight guided meditations aimed at helping caregivers build resilience, available online and on a dedicated app. In this interview, she explains what mindfulness is and isn’t, and lays out how it can help caregivers become more resilient.
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- Care for Caregivers (mindfulness-based resilience techniques)
- Care for Caregivers smartphone app
- Mount Sinai Calm
- Office of Well-Being and Resilience at the Icahn School of Medicine at Mount Sinai
- Mount Sinai Center for Stress, Resilience, and Personal Growth