Are you the boss of your mind or is your mind often the boss of you? Giovanni Dienstmann is an author, meditation teacher, and coach. He writes the popular LiveAndDare blog and has helped thousands of people get clarity and inspiration on the topics of meditation and personal growth. Giovanni inspires people to apply mindfulness, meditation and mindset engineering to create a better version of themselves. Meditation is a type of contemplative practice, is it possible that I could be contemplating and meditating? How the practice of meditation turns the attention inwards and not outwards. How do I take back control of my attention? Does meditation assist in building our willpower? What’s a mini mindful moment and how do we create those throughout our day? For those with active minds or imaginations, do I have to calm my mind to meditate? Have we lost touch with stillness? If I meditate, I will chill out too much. Will I bliss out and lose my edge? Can meditation help us with bad habits like overeating or smoking? Imposter syndrome - Giovanni explains his battle with his inner bully. Giovanni has described himself as fearless, why does he feel fearless? Become a witness, what does that mean and how do I do it? Does meditation need to be done daily, can we get benefit two days a week? Is there a difference between a meditative state and meditation? How do you differentiate between meditation and mindfulness? Describe Kinhin, the walking meditation. Giovanni studied with a Zen Master, what’s true mindfulness and Vipassana? What’s Zazen? Do I need a particular posture to do meditation right? The starting point for you is saying we can do two mins a day? Does that give a benefit? Does meditation impact our intuition? Are there books that are not practical when it comes to meditation? What’s in the power of using your eyes? LINKS Giovanni Dienstmann https://liveanddare.com The Mojo Radio Show website themojoradioshow.com The Mojo Radio Show on Facebook https://www.facebook.com/TheMojoRadioShowPodcast/ The Mojo Radio Show on Twitter https://twitter.com/tmrspod The Mojo Radio Show Answering Machine 08 7200 6656 08 7200 MOJO The Mojo Radio Show copyright Gary Bertwistle & Darren Robertson Products or companies we discuss are not paid endorsements. They are not sponsored by, nor do we have any professional or affiliate relationship of any kind with any of the companies or products highlighted in the show.... sadly! It’s just stuff we like, think is cool and may be of interest to you our listeners. “Life should not be a journey to the grave with the intention of arriving safely in a pretty and well-preserved body, but rather to skid in broadside in a cloud of smoke, thoroughly used up, totally worn out, and loudly proclaiming "Wow! What a Ride!”. Hunter S Thompson.