Michael Amster on micro-dosing mindfulness in 2023
If you find it hard to meditate, or make time for it, then you're going to ABSOLUTELY love this chat today.
Today I am joined by Michael Amster, a physician and faculty member at the Touro School of Medicine. He has twenty years of experience as a pain management specialist, been a student of meditation for over thirty years and is a certified yoga teacher. Today we dive into a recent discovery, something that is going to change the way you look at mindfulness for 2023 and beyond. Michael is going to explain the power of the A.W.E method including the science that backs it up, the three levels of consciousness, and how to achieve powerful results for both our physical and mental health in under 1 minute a day.
At the height of the pandemic, two trial groups embarked on a study through UC Berkeley to test a new method for “micro-dosing mindfulness.” One group was comprised of frontline healthcare workers; the other consisted of patients at a local medical center, as well as any of their friends and family who wished to participate. Almost immediately, both groups reported significant improvement in symptoms of stress, anxiety, depression, and chronic pain—results that bore out over the course of the study and beyond. Jake Eagle, LPC and Michael Amster, MD, knew that they were on to something.
(00:00 ) Introduction of Guest
(04:34 ) Micro-dosing Mindfulness
(06:50 ) Study Results
(08:30 ) A.W.E introduced
(12:46 ) Saving time and practicing Mindfulness
(14:35 ) Safety Consciousness
(17:27 ) How to start practicing
(23:32 ) The Science of A.W.E
(26:44 ) How to know when you're experiencing A.W.E
(33:00 ) Links & Resources
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