Helping therapists, coaches and other mental health practitioners help their clients lead richer and more meaningful lives, by combining Acceptance and Commitment Therapy with mindful storytelling.
Join Shamash Alidina, best-selling author of Mindfulness for Dummies and Mindful Storyteller Calvin Niles, as they view mindfulness through the lens of Joseph Campbell's Hero's Journey.
September 16th, 2021 | 21 mins 54 secs
Shamash and Calvin return with the elixir, and complete their Hero's Journey into mindfulness, through storytelling.
September 9th, 2021 | 34 mins 56 secs
Shamash and Calvin examine the transcendent self and explore the growth that can come after a traumatic experience.
September 2nd, 2021 | 32 mins 56 secs
Shamash and Calvin begin the journey back home.
August 26th, 2021 | 21 mins 53 secs
Shamash and Calvin explore the eighth chapter of the Hero's Journey into mindfulness and acceptance: the Ordeal.
August 19th, 2021 | 24 mins 9 secs
Shamash and Calvin venture into the inmost cave and do battle with hopelessness in the long dark night of the soul.
August 12th, 2021 | 26 mins 46 secs
When examining acceptance and commitment therapy through the lens of the Hero's Journey, we see how tests and enemies align, but who are our allies? Our values.
August 5th, 2021 | 17 mins 46 secs
What is choice? How do we make good choices, and how important are the choices we make? This week, Shamash and Calvin cross the threshold on their next leg of their Hero's Journey into mindfulness.
July 29th, 2021 | 17 mins 20 secs
Shamash and Calvin explore how our mentors can be people who've brought impact into our lives, but could equally be other sources of inspiration: books, films, even podcasts.
July 22nd, 2021 | 18 mins 26 secs
Shamash and Calvin embark on the next leg of the Hero's Journey, facing their first challenge: do they heed the call to adventure, or ignore it?
July 15th, 2021 | 26 mins 35 secs
Shamash and Calvin accept the Call to Adventure, discussing the next leg of the Hero's Journey and how it relates to films we already know.
July 8th, 2021 | 21 mins 26 secs
Shamash and Calvin look at what can happen when we move through life on autopilot.
July 1st, 2021 | 29 mins 53 secs
An introduction to Joseph Campbell's Monomyth, and how it informs mindful storytelling and ACT.