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229. The Benefits of Emotional Regulation and Mindfulness: Featuring Ipek Williamson
19th February 2023 • Aspire to Lead • Joshua Stamper
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In this week’s episode, Ipek Williamson shares the benefits and power of emotional regulation, mindfulness, and meditation, which creates peaceful and harmonious classrooms. In this episode, we discuss:
  • Meditation’s support for mental health issues
  • Cultivating awareness on the positive impact of meditation and mindfulness among educators
  • Introducing new generations to the importance of knowing their values and implementing them into their lives 
  • And her children's book!

About Ipek Williamson:

Ipek Williamson is the Founder and CEO of Ipek Williamson Coaching. She is a Change Master, Listener, Certified Insight Coach, Speaker, Author, Ikigai and Ho'oponopono Practitioner, and Meditation Advocate & Teacher. She perfectly blends her 20+ years of corporate experience with diversified areas of expertise as a coach, mentor and teacher. As one of the Education 2.0 2022 Outstanding Leadership award winners, Ipek focuses on projects and efforts toward creating a nurturing education environment for the young generations. In addition to her 60+ highly acclaimed meditations that she showcases through the Insight Timer App, Ipek leads live meditation sessions through that same application. She also offers group coaching, workshops, courses, and training to individuals, teams and corporations. Additional Resources:  Follow Ipek Williamson:

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