164 Drive Using Mindfulness; Learn How With Solan McClean

November 17, 2016

Solan McClean helps people become better, safer drivers using mindfulness. He also helps you deal with the anxiety of everyday life and especially negative experiences that some of us encounter on the road. By thinking of your vehicle as your personal ‘mindfulness lab’, Solan unlocks a whole new way in which you can discover present moment awareness.

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Most Influential Person

  • The Buddha (Also Eckhart Tolle and Ram Dass)

Effect on Emotions

  • It's allowed me to recognize my emotions for what they are and not let them take me over. In the past, if I became emotional about something, it kind of fed on itself and it would snowball. Now I'm able to take a step back, bring my attention back to the now, reconnect with my higher self and examine them without all the baggage and all the self-doubt and fear that can come with them.

Thoughts on Breathing

  • I talk about breathing being the bridge between the conscious and the unconscious mind. People have recognized after centuries even, ancient India they used to use that a lot. When you first get into meditation, they always start with your breathing. Your breathing is a good reflection of your mental state. As a reflection of your mental state, it can also be a good tool to use to change your mental state, so that slow deep, diaphragmatic breathing

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