Mindful Moments

    Josh and Maureen are excited to announce the launch of Mindful Moments with Red Mountain Programs. The goal of their videos is to provide mindful ways of approaching the COVID-19 crisis as well as other challenging parts of the human experience. Drawing on their deep understanding of ancient Eastern wisdom philosophies as well as their clinical expertise and sense of humor, they will present brief talks and meditations that will hopefully help to create a shift in perspectives for those who watch.

    Check out our recent episode:

    Ep. 33: Loving Kindness Meditation (Loving-Kindness for a Friend)

    In this brief guided meditation, Josh helps us to cultivate this internal sense of appreciation.

    Ep. 32: Loving-Kindness Meditation Part 1 (Loving-Kindness for Yourself)

    In this brief guided meditation, Josh helps us to cultivate this internal sense of appreciation.

    Ep. 31: Loving Kindness 4-Part Series Overview

    In this episode, Josh and Maureen begin a multi-part discussion about the benefits of gratitude.

    Ep. 30: Mindful Monday

    In this brief guided meditation, Josh helps us to cultivate this internal sense of appreciation.

    Ep. 29: The Election and Your Brain

    In this brief guided meditation, Josh helps us to cultivate this internal sense of appreciation.

    Ep. 28: Meditation Toolbox

    In this episode, Josh and Maureen begin a multi-part discussion about the benefits of gratitude.

    Ep. 27: Anniversary Reflections

    In this brief guided meditation, Josh helps us to cultivate this internal sense of appreciation.

    Ep. 26: Compassion In Conflict

    In this brief guided meditation, Josh helps us to cultivate this internal sense of appreciation.

    Ep. 25: Mindful Weekend

    In this episode, Josh and Maureen begin a multi-part discussion about the benefits of gratitude.

    Ep. 24: Burnout and Serenity

    In this brief guided meditation, Josh helps us to cultivate this internal sense of appreciation.

    Ep. 23: Let Us Appreciate

    In this brief guided meditation, Josh helps us to cultivate this internal sense of appreciation.

    Ep. 22: Gratitude

    In this episode, Josh and Maureen begin a multi-part discussion about the benefits of gratitude.

    Ep. 21: Mindful Recovery

    In this episode, Josh discusses substance use recovery through the lens of mindfulness.

    Ep. 20: Long-term Practice with Maureen

    In this episode, Josh interviews Maureen about the gifts and struggles of her long-term meditation practice.

    Ep. 19: Ch-ch-changes

    In this episode, Maureen interviews Josh about the Transtheoretical, or Stages of Change Model.

    Ep. 18: That’s Revolting!

    In this episode, Maureen and Josh introduce revulsion as a necessary component of mindful living.

    Ep. 17: The Power of Habits

    In this episode, Josh takes a brief moment to discuss the feedback loop that our habits create.

    Ep. 16: Meditating with Boredom

    In this episode Maureen challenges us to let our glitter settle, and guides us in a mediation to help us work with our boredom.

    Ep. 15: Oh great, this again.

    In this episode, Josh and Maureen reframe monotony as opportunity and discuss ways to manage the boredom and restlessness that can come with repetition.

    Ep. 14: Boundaries

    In this episode, Maureen and Josh unpack the concept of boundaries and how to assert self-agency without sacrificing important relationships.

    Ep. 13: Do You Trust Yourself?

    In this episode, Maureen invites us to come home to ourselves as she guides us through a meditation to help re-establish and rebuild trust.

    Ep. 12: Mindful Beginnings (Part 2)

    In this episode, Maureen examines her upbringing in Boulder, CO as well as her academic background as she discusses her history learning and teaching Tibetan meditation practices. She also touches on the comprehensive system represented in the Five Wisdom Energies and how she became one of the few, fully authorized teachers of this tradition.

    Ep. 11: Mindful Beginnings (Part 1)

    In this episode, by viewer request, Josh explores his path to becoming a sanctioned teacher in the Zen tradition. Star Wars and Kung Fu movie references abound, plus a brief visit from a special guest!

    Ep. 10: Anxiety and the Practice of Noticing

    In this episode, Maureen opens up about her own struggles with anxiety and offers a mindfulness-awareness guided meditation to gently but directly help us with the practice of noticing.

    Ep. 9: Don't Give Up. Find the Middle Way

    In this episode Maureen and Josh offer their thoughts on how to hold your mind while in the midst of our current crises.

    Ep. 8: Loving Kindness Guided Meditation

    In this episode, Maureen offers the Maitri Bhavana (Loving Kindness) Meditation as a way to address feelings of guilt and shame.

    Ep. 7: Mindfulness and Social Justice

    In the midst of on-going protests and in the wake of #BlackOutTuesday, Josh and Maureen discuss mindful approaches to addressing social justice issues and the current political climate.

    Ep. 6: Power vs. Control

    In this episode, Josh and Maureen tease apart the nuances of the Power vs. Control dynamic and unpack the layers of emotion that often hide beneath the surface in these exasperating interactions.

    Ep. 5: Overcoming Obstacles to Meditation

    In this episode, Maureen offers new perspectives for compassionately addressing the obstacles that get in the way of meditating and provides tips and advice for cultivating a sustainable home practice.

    Ep. 4: It’s Not About “Letting It Go”

    On this episode, Josh explores the option of mindfully “letting things pass,” as an alternative to simply letting things go.

    Ep. 3: Embracing Negative Emotions

    In this episode, Josh and Maureen explore the concept of cherishing one’s resentment as a way to mindfully experience an ostensibly unpleasant emotion.

    Ep. 2: Dealing with Difficult People

    In this episode, Josh and Maureen take a light-hearted approach as they tackle the challenging topic of dealing with difficult people, negativity and criticism.

    Ep. 1: Red Mountain Launches New Video Series

    Josh and Maureen, founders of Red Mountain Programs, are excited to announce the launch of the Mindful Moments video series. The goal of their videos is to provide mindful ways of approaching the COVID-19 crisis as well as other challenging parts of the human experience.