Aiglon Meditation Podcast

Aiglon Meditation Podcast

By Aiglon College
Aiglon College is an international boarding school in the Swiss Alps. Its unique morning assembly, Meditation, has been an integral part of the school since 1949. This podcast will include recordings of contemporary meditations and archived content. Some live meditations also use additional media resources. Audio is included where possible.
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"And Now for Something Different" | 22 Feb. 2019
Patrick (Delaware, 2019) takes a break from the regular and offers his more than amusing perspectives on life at Aiglon as a Kenyan, his plans next year and a trip back home. Perhaps a budding career in standup?
13:49
July 10, 2019
"Introverts are People, Too" | 20 Feb. 2019
Mr Chapman questions the cultural narratives surrounding introverts and extroverts. In a passionate plea, he calls recognition to the world's many introverts and the benefits of not always being the loud one at the party.
17:42
July 3, 2019
"Music & Mental Health" | 08 Feb. 2019
Nico (Alpina, 2019) continues along the week's theme of mental health to relate a love of music and health. He discusses specifically the story of Pink Floyd's album, "The Wall" and plays his favourite song on guitar. 
06:55
June 26, 2019
"Healthy Outside" | 06 Feb. 2019
Mrs Thomas examines the importance of mental health and draws connections to the significant research demonstrating how healthy it is to spend time outdoors.
09:23
June 20, 2019
"Two Roads Diverged" | 24 Jan. 2019
Mr Torrence provides an alternative reflection on the famous poem by Robert Frost. So often the "other" road is idealised, but is life as certain as we make it out to be?
08:03
June 19, 2019
"Tripping up the Stairs" | 23 Jan. 2019
Mr Hayden reflects on the nature of embarrassing situations. How do we react, and what can we learn to overcome them?
09:50
June 19, 2019
"Don't Worry, Achieve" | 18 Jan. 2019
Santiago (Delaware, 2019) overcomes his nerves to deliver a meditation. He uses the opportunity to reflect on other areas of life where the opinion of others or your own insecurities shouldn't stop you from achieving goals. Additional media included.
12:02
June 19, 2019
"On Certainty and Significance" | 16 Jan. 2019
Mr Black discusses the nature of certainty and significance in our lives through the story of famous actor Sylvester Stallone. This meditation uses themes inspired by Tony Robbins' TED Talk, available here: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=BwFOwyoH-3g 
13:10
June 19, 2019
"The Housewives of Reggaeton" | 11 Jan. 2019
 Mrs Lopez-Sancho looks at old housewife magazines and modern reggaeton to ask important questions about the evolution of culture and the role harmful gender stereotypes still play in today's society.  Additional media included.
15:13
June 19, 2019
"Savour the Moment" | 21 Nov. 2018
 Mrs Tierney addresses what it means to savour the moment in a world defined by social media and sharing everything. Additional audio/visual content has been cut from part of the episode.
13:07
June 19, 2019
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