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Source is a podcast started in 2021 by a Hungarian NGO, the Academy of Experience. We host conversations with youth workers, trainers, representatives of civil society about learning, growing, supporting others, and about inspiring life paths.
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#5 Peter Hofmann & Paola Bortini - Mindful Compassionate Parenting

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#5 Peter Hofmann & Paola Bortini - Mindful Compassionate Parenting
I do not have any problems with my kids! Can I still benefit of Mindful Compassionate Parenting?   Mindful Compassionate Parenting is not about quick solutions to the most pressing challenges of parents!  It is about building capacity and strengthening – a training for parents to become more resilient, (self-)compassionate and mindful.  Capacities we all have but for its blossoming, it needs practice over time.   The content of the episode:  What is mindful parenting about?  Self-compassion is building capacity for parents to deal with the storms of parenting life  Being with your child for 5 minutes in full presence is more valuable than 30 minutes being distracted and mindless  Being compassionate with one’s imperfections as parents brings lightness into our days!  Noticing how stress creates distance between you and your kids.  How many rules do you REALLY need as parents?  Staying in contact with your (teenage) kid when times become  About our guests:  Both of our guests have more than 20 years of international experience as facilitators, trainers and consultants.   For over 20 years Paola Bortini has been fascinated in strengthening people and organizations throughout Europe in liminal phases. The focus of her methodological approach is above all mindfulness, embodiment practices and the use of pure essential oils to support sustainable change and emotional intelligence. Born in Italy, she has lived and worked in many countries. Certified in .b Mindfulness in Schools, Mindful Compassionate Parenting according to Jörg Mangold, Mindful Self Compassion Teacher and Emotions Mentor Coach.   Peter Hofmann is a trainer, facilitator of learning, and changemaker. He leads Train the Trainer programs, mindfulness based courses and facilitates team meetings as well as large group conferences. His work and approach centres around non-formal education, art of hosting, mindfulness and embodiment.   They have started Limina in 2013 based on more than 15 years of experience as trainer, facilitator and consultant in the field of adult education, youth work, and learning mobility on an European level. LIMINA nowadays is known for its mindfulness and embodiment based programs as well as its expertise in designing and facilitating spaces for people to explore their relation with change and transition as well as self-care.    Links to the episode:    Limina AT: https://www.limina.at/  Their work on mindful compassionate parenting: https://www.mindfulparenting.at/ Host info: Árpád Bárnai, a trainer and head of program and development for Academy of Experience, a Hungarian NGO. He started working with complex programs targeting youth at risk for more than 10 years. He designs the framework of such programs, leading them, and takes part in creating related professional content. He worked in a foster home for 5 years and later as a volunteer has worked in a Peruvian foster home and rainforest too. He works as a solution-focused professional, outdoor educator, trainer, and youth worker. Email: arpad.barnai@elmenyakademia.hu What brought us together: Academy of Experience was established in 2005 when 12 enthusiastic people in Hungary were looking for new ways in education and found the method of experiential education. Their vision was and still is a colorful, inclusive, and open society, which is able to create equity. A society where everyone has the opportunity for self-realization, being part of a community, and has equal opportunities to thrive. More information: https://elmenyakademia.hu/en/home/
01:15:43
February 9, 2021
#4 Lena Conlan (Swe / US): Outdoor educator for life part 2.
Learning by doing in nature, through adventures and long expeditions. How to prepare people, care of safety and wilderness first aid? The content of the podcast: 01:14 – how human presence changes nature 09.01 – wilderness ethics and reconnecting to nature 13:22 – best hopes for humans and nature 16:21 – how NOLS instructors faciltate learning and help you prepair to navigate in nature 23:48 – wilderness first aid on expedition 26:00 – why do NASA astrounauts take part in NOLS expedition? 30:52 – why did Lena choose outdoor education and wilderness first aid? 34:53 - the short story of wilderness medicine 39:49 - changes in first aid based on researc 51:04 – how NOLS responds to the COVID-19 pandemic Links to the episode: - a podcast on mental health first aid with Tod Schimelpfenig (NOLS wilderness medicine curriculum director).  - NOLS: https://www.nols.edu/en/ - Crossing Latitudes: https://crossinglatitudes.com/ Short videos about: - NOLS https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=ZPXJuxMgOp8 - expedition behavior: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=E877POc4jOw - wilderness medicine: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=FvWrdubB6_c&list=PLD3876E5E50A95DF8 About our guest: Lena has a teaching degree from University of Umeå, Sweden. Lena, a native of Sweden, has worked as a wilderness educator since the early 80's. Lena started working for NOLS in 1986 as a climbing and sea-kayaking instructor in Alaska, Mexico, and Chile. For several years Lena was the sea kayaking program coordinator for NOLS. In 1996 she co-founded the adventure company Crossing Latitudes Inc. The company focuses on sea kayaking and hiking trips in Scandinavia, Greece, Alaska, and beyond. In 2000 Lena started to teach for NOLS Wilderness Medicine. Lena spearheads the NOLS Wilderness Medicine program in Scandinavia and Europe by hosting and teaching Wilderness First Aid and CPR courses. Contact information: info@crossinglatitudes.com Host info: Árpád Bárnai, a trainer and head of program and development for Academy of Experience, a Hungarian NGO. He started working with complex programs targeting youth at risk for more than 10 years. He designs the framework of such programs, leading them, and takes part in creating related professional content. He worked in a foster home for 5 years and later as a volunteer has worked in a Peruvian foster home and rainforest too. He works as a solution-focused professional, outdoor educator, trainer, and youth worker. Email: arpad.barnai@elmenyakademia.hu What brought us together: Academy of Experience was established in 2005 when 12 enthusiastic people in Hungary were looking for new ways in education and found the method of experiential education. Their vision was and still is a colorful, inclusive, and open society, which is able to create equity. A society where everyone has the opportunity for self-realization, being part of a community, and has equal opportunities to thrive. More information: https://elmenyakademia.hu/en/home/
01:11:21
February 1, 2021
#3 Lena Conlan (Swe / US): Outdoor educator for life part 1
Learning by doing in nature, through adventures and long expeditions.  How to prepare people, care for safety, and learn wilderness first aid?  The content of the podcast: 02:09 - Lena's path to outdoor education 05:01 - her carrier at NOLS 08:55 - Starting Crossing Latitudes and becoming a Wilderness Medicine instructor 12:08 - the history and activities of NOLS 17:09 - being on long expeditions 31:10 - expedition behaviour and leadership skills 41:10 - independent group travel in nature 45:38 - leave no trace and outdoor ethics 54:15 - the impact of being in nature 57:04 - how to start exploring nature? About our guest: Lena has a teaching degree from University of Umeå, Sweden. Lena, a native of Sweden, has worked as a wilderness educator since the early 80's. Lena started working for NOLS in 1986 as a climbing and sea-kayaking instructor in Alaska, Mexico, and Chile. For several years Lena was the sea kayaking program coordinator for NOLS. In 1996 she co-founded the adventure company Crossing Latitudes Inc. The company focuses on sea kayaking and hiking trips in Scandinavia, Greece, Alaska, and beyond. In 2000 Lena started to teach for NOLS Wilderness Medicine. Lena spearheads the NOLS Wilderness Medicine program in Scandinavia and Europe by hosting and teaching Wilderness First Aid and CPR courses. Contact information: info@crossinglatitudes.com  Links to the episode: - NOLS: https://www.nols.edu/en/ - Crossing Latitudes: https://crossinglatitudes.com/ Short videos about: - NOLS https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=ZPXJuxMgOp8 - expedition behavior: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=E877POc4jOw - wilderness medicine: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=FvWrdubB6_c&list=PLD3876E5E50A95DF8 Host info: Árpád Bárnai, a trainer and head of program and development for Academy of Experience, a Hungarian NGO. He started working with complex programs targeting youth at risk for more than 10 years. He designs the framework of such programs, leading them, and takes part in creating related professional content. He worked in a foster home for 5 years and later as a volunteer has worked in a Peruvian foster home and rainforest too. He works as a solution-focused professional, outdoor educator, trainer, and youth worker. Email: arpad.barnai@elmenyakademia.hu What brought us together: Academy of Experience was established in 2005 when 12 enthusiastic people in Hungary were looking for new ways in education and found the method of experiential education. Their vision was and still is a colorful, inclusive, and open society, which is able to create equity. A society where everyone has the opportunity for self-realization, being part of a community, and has equal opportunities to thrive. More information: https://elmenyakademia.hu/en/home/
01:03:24
February 1, 2021
#2 Michele di Paola (IT)- Save the world but don't walk to the school
What is common in ancient theatre and online games?  How can we make use of the developments of the digital world? What does it mean that education is broken compared to games?   About our guest: Michele di Paola is a youth worker, trainer, facilitator active locally in Italy and internationally. He has a wide knowledge and experience of digital tools and digital youth work. He is also one of the professionals leading the conversation on related topics and working for increasing the awareness of digital competencies of youth workers. He is passionate about games and gamification, digital tools in outdoor activities, nature, rites of passage, and storytelling. He has a lot of experience in the field of digital creativity (co-designed the course DIG IT UP! on the topic). Links:  Michele's blog / HandShaKing: https://www.dipaola.me/en/ Michele's Facebook page: https://www.facebook.com/handshakingblog/ A trailer of the video game mentioned in the episode: This war of mine. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Hxf1seOpijE About the host: Árpád Bárnai is a trainer and youth worker on a local and international level. He is one of the leaders of the Academy of Experience. He worked in a Hungarian foster home for 5 years, and since then is in charge of the training and development of professionals supporting others within our organization. He works as an outdoor trainer, brief coach, wilderness first responder.  Email: arpad.barnai@elmenyakademia.hu About the host organization The Academy of Experience is an NGO established in 2005 by 12 enthusiastic founders looking for new directions in education and getting curious about the potential in experiential learning. Our vision is a colorful, inclusive, and open society, that creates equity. A society in which everyone has the opportunity and resources to self-actualize, have equal opportunity and be part of a community. More information: https://elmenyakademia.hu/en/home/ If you want to support our work, you can do it here: https://elmenyakademia.hu/tamogatas/
01:06:16
February 1, 2021
#1 Introduction to Season 1
This is a the first episode and the introduction to our English podcast series.  Source is a podcast started in 2021 by a Hungarian NGO, the Academy of Experience. We host conversations with youth workers, trainers, representatives of civil society about learning, growing, supporting others, and about inspiring life paths. Links to us:  Homepage: https://elmenyakademia.hu/en/home/ Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/elmenyakademia/ Linkedin: https://www.linkedin.com/company/academy-of-experience-association/
06:34
January 29, 2021