Dalai Mama Podcast
By Jennifer Piela
A podcast that brings Moms together to help inspire and uplift.
Thinking Traps: Catastrophizing
The Thinking Trap series continues... listen in this week as we introduce The Catastrophizing (or Magnification) Thinking Trap. In this trap, we tend to blow situations out of proportion, constantly think about worst case scenarios or, at the very least, overly worry. We talk about a couple reasons this trap comes up and some steps to get you out of it when you find yourself there.
November 10, 2020
Thinking Traps: Should and Must Statements
Listen in as we take another deep dive into thinking traps- this time with "Should and Must Statements". Learn how these subtle expectations cause us stress and tension and what to do when we find ourself deep in the middle of the trap.
November 03, 2020
Thinking Traps: All or Nothing
Listen in as we talk about the "All or Nothing" thinking trap. This trap is one of the more common ones seen, especially in goal setting and wellness. Tune in to find out if it sounds familiar to you and what you can do to avoid it!
October 25, 2020
Thinking Traps: An Introduction
Do you find yourself getting upset and stressed about the same things over and over? Or are you looking to make some effort to manage your stress more? Join us as we start a mini series within the podcast on Thinking Traps, which are big players in the stress we feel. We talk about some foundational work in this first episode of the series and will dive deeper as we go forward.
October 18, 2020
Breathwork: Triangle Breath
Join us as we practice another breathing technique for stress management and meditation: The Triangle Breath. Jen will introduce the technique and then guide listeners through their own practice.
October 07, 2020
Dalai Mama Talks: Interview with Michelle Newman
Listen in as we chat with Michelle Newman... mom, community enthusiast, entrepreneur, Ironman and now, political candidate. She speaks candidly about raising her daughter, blending her worlds and how she's found her voice and passions, again and again.
September 03, 2020
Dalai Mama Talks: Interview with Becky Piela
Join me as we talk to my own mother about raising 5 children, a successful career in education, and advice on taking on this thing called life.
August 11, 2020
Dalai Mama Talks: Self-care during COVID-19
Join Jen in a short episode on self-care during COVID-19: it may not be what you are expecting, but the message is important to get us through. Stay healthy and arrive safely.
April 22, 2020
Dalai Mama Talks: Interview with Tara Powers
Come join us as Tara Powers, Yoga teacher and teacher trainer, sits down and talks with us about her views on Yoga, shares stories of struggle and growth, and gives insight into what makes her feel empowered.
March 26, 2020
Meditation: Body Scan
Have a seat and relax as Jen walks you through a guided meditation. This body scan exercise will help relieve stress and calm your body and mind.
March 18, 2020
The Power of Your Breath: Basic Counted Breath
Join Jen as she walks through the counted breath technique. This simple exercise can help calm you during stressful times, or ease you into sleep. It’s easy to learn and always accessible- give it a try!
February 26, 2020
Dharma Talk: Relative Weight
Join Jen as she talks through the vision of the Dalai Mama Podcast, and delivers her first dharma talk on the importance of self care.
February 19, 2020