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Amy Edelstein | Mindfulness for Personal Growth: Cultivating Inner Strength
Episode 3225th July 2023 • The Happiness Squad • Ashish Kothari
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Are you ready to explore why you should never give up seeking? In today’s episode, Anil and Ashish sit down with Amy Edelstein, an author, educator, and nonprofit leader, as they delve into her transformative experiences and the impact of her work in inner city schools. Amy shares her story and how her practices have helped unlock flourishing within the lives of teen students in one of the poorest cities in the United States. 

With over 40 years of experience, Amy is the founder and executive director of the nonprofit Inner Strength Education, which has empowered more than 22,000 inner-city high school students with mindfulness and systems thinking. 

In this episode, they talk about the meaning of happiness and how it has evolved for Amy, the profound connection with all living things, and the sense of unity that brings happiness. 


Amy discusses the importance of recognizing our interconnectedness, the challenges and opportunities in inner-city education, and the impact of mindfulness practices on students' lives. 


You’ll learn about the transformative power of mindfulness, emotional regulation, and self-awareness, and how these practices can support personal growth and empower individuals. 


Amy also guides listeners through a beautiful three-minute meditation to cultivate calm curiosity and care. 


Tune in to discover the inspiring journey of Amy Edelstein and gain insights into the importance of trust, love, and personal exploration in finding fulfillment.



What You’ll Learn in this Show:

  • The significance of unity and interconnectedness in finding happiness.
  • Transformative experiences and the importance of never giving up seeking.
  • The impact of mindfulness practices on inner-city students.
  • Emotional regulation and self-awareness for personal growth.
  • Cultivating trust and love in one's journey towards fulfillment.
  • And so much more...


Resources:

Amyedelstein.com 

Innerstrengtheducation.org 

LinkedIn: Amy Edelstein

My Happiness Squad Instagram

Ashish Kothari LinkedIn

Anil Ramjiani LinkedIn

Happiness Squad Youtube Channel



Books:

Hardwired for Happiness: 9 Proven Practices to Overcome Stress and Live Your Best Life

BOOKS BY AMY EDELSTEIN: https://amyedelstein.com/books