3rd Way Thinking
Summary: A podcast designed to help you to DO. Life. Better. and increase your ability to find heart-led solutions to everyday obstacles and struggles.Through stories and conversation, hear relatable examples of how to find uplifting choices in day to day life, followed by an opportunity to actively participate in a mindfulness and meditation practice to help you access your own internal guidance system and find answers to your own life challenges.
In this episode we speak with Marsha Willis, a woman who lost her son in a tragic car-accident, about loss and how she navigated it and changed as a result. Today's meditation allows you to be present with the grief of whatever you have lost in your life - however long ago.
Today we discuss the practice of gratitude and share reframes to navigate stress, and allow you to access all the joy of the holiday season.
Hear Ryan's raw reflections from his recent service trip to Zambia, where he was speaking to women regarding leaving the sex-trade industry. Be transported to their struggle, and lifted by their solidarity. Today's meditation allows you to drop-in to the words and wisdom from the Serenity Prayer, to find your own internal balance and resilience.
Hear the backstory of 3rd Way Thinking, a little about what we do, and our inspiration behind starting this podcast. We explain why we use the format we do, and how we hope to influence a different approach to life and struggle. Today's meditation brings you into a space of your own "solution mindset".
In today's episode Ryan tells real-life, recent stories that are sure to uplift you, get you smiling and questioning how to bring a little more joy into your day. Prepare to be inspired, and let the meditation get your happy hormones flowing.
In this episode our guest, Julie Clark, founder of Baby Einstein, The Safe Side videos, and now Wee School, takes us through her fascinating life of following her intuition, being a two time cancer "assassin" (not a survivor!) and talks to us about her "teachers" along the way. Its a conversation you don't want to miss!
In today's episode we discuss the "disease of approval", how to diagnose it, and the prescription you can use to begin to set yourself free. Our closing meditation provides a place to drop in to a space of internal safety and support from which to hear your own voice.
Today, along with our guests on the podcast, we take you through our experience of being with inmates inside a maximum security prison. Its not what you'd expect! Pain is pain, and struggle is struggle despite each of our circumstances. Our closing meditation is the same one shared as part of our prison outreach, and allows you to sit with your pain and struggle first, and then begin to release it, piece by piece.
In this week's episode we explore the importance of letting go of old narratives and emotions that no longer serve us. Let the meditation guide you through your own "internal housekeeping" and shed what needs to be released.
Today we talk about the importance of getting comfortable with being uncomfortable. Getting closer to the things that make us emotionally unsure isn't easy, but how we deal with uncertainty is a choice, and often depends on how much willingness we have to practice today's concept.
How often do we choose to "fit in" rather than to "belong? What does it mean to belong and how do we get more of it in our day to day lives and relationships? Take a listen to find out.
In this episode we discuss the things that in life that can close us off from true connections and openness. Meditate with us to find out where you protect yourself and where you could expand and open up.
Connection and social isolation is missing in our world today, and things like suicide are on the rise. Listen in as we discuss the rituals and little things we can instill or bring back in our lives to stay on track and move closer to each other.
Drop out of "yours" or "mine" and find a space of ours. Enjoy a meditation that guides you to your heart, and all that we share.
Raw truth telling - the parts of life we don't often share are where our freedom and best support come from - hear it from Ryan first hand. Today's meditation allows you to get honest, and get closer to what your emotions might be trying to help you with when you get still and listen.