55) 'Biomindfulness' and how meditation can help us work towards a more sustainable planet with Andrea Sanders
By Kaméa Chayne - Eco Creative, Social Entrepreneur, Author, Holistic Health Coach
What is 'biomindfulness' and how can meditation help us to collectively work towards a healthier planet to call home? Why is it important to give people space to learn things, process information, and potentially change — at their own pace? Andrea Sanders, environmental educator, mindfulness advisor, TEDx speaker, artist, and Instagram influencer, shares her wisdom with us on this episode. HIGHLIGHTS: [5:33] Andrea explains the connection between meditation and environmental sustainability. [10:24] Andrea shares what she has found to be most effective in inspiring people to create change. [11:52] How having a 'beginner's mindset' is really helpful when reducing our waste. [15:26] Kaméa: "If you could go back in time, what would you tell the younger, grumpy environmentalist version of yourself?" [20:10] Andrea discusses her thoughts on how to stay connected with nature even as urbanization spreads. [22:51] Kaméa: "On an individual level, what could a deeper connection with nature do for us?" [23:49] Andrea: "If we tune into nature more, it develops better mental habits, and that just carries over." Thanks for bringing your light! Find the full show notes with links and resources at www.greendreamer.com, and share your #1 takeaway from the episode tagging our featured guest and me @KameaChayne to spread the light and to let us know you're tuning in!