Holly Rogers, M.D. — The Story of a Psychiatrist, Integrating Mindfulness, Mental Health for Students, and More (#123)

Holly Rogers, M.D. is one of the developers of Koru Mindfulness, an evidence-based program for teaching mindfulness and meditation to college-age adults. Holly is the co-founder of the Center for Koru Mindfulness, an agency dedicated to developing and delivering mindfulness programs for young adults. She worked as a psychiatrist at the student counseling center at Duke University for 23 years where she helped students integrate the practice of mindfulness into their lives in a meaningful way. She is the co-author with Margaret Maytan of Mindfulness for the Next Generation: Helping Emerging Adults Manage Stress and Lead Healthier LivesHer latest book, The Mindful Twenty-Somethingis a guide for young adults who wish to learn about using mindfulness and meditation to enhance their journey through emerging adulthood.

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Books: The Mindful Twenty-Something, Mindfulness for the Next Generation: Helping Emerging Adults Manage Stress and Lead Healthier Lives.

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Questions I ask:

  • Could you give us a basic difference between physician and psychiatrist?
  • When should we go to a psychologist and when should we go to a psychiatrist?
  • What makes a great therapists?
  • What made you become a psychiatrist?
  • Did you learn any life philosophy when you were in medical school?
  • and much more!

People Mentioned : Oren Jay Sofer, Jeffrey Brantley, MD, Jennie Dickenson-Mills

Books Mentioned: Mindfulness in Plain Englishy, Say What You Mean: A Mindful Approach to Nonviolent Communication

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The Top 20 Blogs Visited from 2020

This is the list of Top 20 blog pages visited(in decreasing order) in 2020. Some of the blog pages are a result of the podcast.

Blog page visit is different than a podcast download/listen. Every blog page(corresponding to a podcast) covers guest details, links to the podcast, how to connect with the guests, and much more.

This is the list of Top 20 blog pages visited(in decreasing order) in 2020. Some of the blog pages are a result of the podcast.

Blog page visit is different from a podcast download/listen. Every blog page(corresponding to a podcast) covers guest details, links to the podcast, how to connect with the guests, and much more.

I covered the Top 20 podcasts downloaded/listened to in another blog.

I hope you will enjoy reading and listening to the podcast as much as I have enjoyed working on this. Thank you from the bottom of my heart.

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#1: Dr. Tho Ha Vinh — Learning from Thich Nhat Hanh, Gross National Happiness, Buddhist Teachings, Special Education Work, and More

#2: Dr. Mickra Hamilton – Epigenetics for Precision Performance

#3: Dr. Alexei Vranich on Thinking like an Archaeologist, Stoicism, Bio-mechanics of Breathing, Meditation, Happiness, and More

#4: Michael Bunting — Ethics and Values based Mindfulness, Inner Inquiry Work, Mindful Leadership, Developmental Practice, and More

#5: Raj Raghunathan, Business Professor, Author – If You’re So Smart, Why Aren’t You Happy?

#6: Dr. Tasha Eurich — Increase Your Self-Awareness, Importance of Feedback, Meditation, and Effective Decision Making

#7: Kirk Parsley, M.D. — Former Navy SEAL, Physician to the SEALs, and Sleep Optimization Expert

#8: Dr. Jonathan Fisher on Heartful living, Suffering, Meditation, Deep Connection, Acceptance, and More

#9: Dr. Cortney S. Warren, PhD, ABPP – Choose Honesty, Honest Liars, The Psychology of Self-Deception

#10: Sam Himelstein, Ph.D. — Trauma Informed Care, T.A.P. Practice, Trauma Informed Mindfulness, Parent-Child Relationship, and More

#11:Celia Landman — Mindfulness, Compassion, and Forgiveness

#12: Jennifer Shapiro-Lee — Coping with Uncertainty, Building Better Mental Health, Grief Process, Psychotherapy, and More

#13: Elizabeth Perry — Being in the Now, Surrender, Faith, Detachments, Escapism

#14: Jessica Zaia – Intuition Development, Healing, Soul Calling

#15: Garrain Jones — From Homeless to #1 Bestseller, ‘Change Your Mindset, Change Your Life’

#16: Janet Attwood — The Passion Test, Mastering Self-Love, Wisdom From Spiritual Masters, The Power of Ritual, and More

#17: Joe Johnson on Happiness, Meditation, Books, Emotions

#18: Dr. Tracy Ochester, PsyD – Mental health, Psychology and Mindfulness Interconnection

#19: Rha Goddess — Inner Peace, Stay True, Get Paid, and Do Good

#20: Tools, Techniques and Basics of Podcasting to Play a Long Game

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The Top 20 Episodes of The Nishant Garg Show from 2020

Thank you to all of you to make The Nishant Garg Show successful and take it to the next level. It would not have been possible without your support. This podcast was launched in 2021 January, and by the end of 2020, we managed to publish 123 episodes. I hope this mission will help you live mindfully and learn new habits and routines to live with abundance and manage the struggles and challenges of life

Thank you to all of you to make The Nishant Garg Show successful and take it to the next level. It would not have been possible without your support. This podcast was launched in 2020 January, and by the end of 2020, we managed to publish 123 episodes. I hope this mission will help you live mindfully and learn new habits and routines to live with abundance and manage the struggles and challenges of life.

The Nishant Garg Show has listened in to 24 countries based on anchor.fm statistics.

Here is a list of the Top 20 episodes downloaded/listened. We track the metrics in 4-5 weeks of publishing an episode. Each episode is unique and dear to me. I owe a huge thank you to all the guests on the show.

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#1: Raj Raghunathan, Business Professor, Author – If You’re So Smart, Why Aren’t You Happy? (Episode #95)

#2: Elizabeth Perry — Being in the Now, Surrender, Faith, Detachments, Escapism (Episode #44)

#3: Deborah Rozman, Ph.D. on Heart Intelligence, Coherence, Transforming Stress, Inner Balance, and More (Episode #79)

#4: Tal Ben-Shahar — Happiness and Relationships Master Class

#5: Kirk Parsley, M.D. — Former Navy SEAL, Physician to the SEALs, and Sleep Optimization Expert (#68)

#6: Dr. Chris Willard on Raising Resilience, Travel, Growing Up Mindful, Meditation Retreats, and More (Episode #88)

#7: Dr. Alexei Vranich on Thinking like an Archaeologist, Stoicism, Bio-mechanics of Breathing, Meditation, Happiness, and More (Episode #81)

#8: Simone Figueroa — Recovering Perfectionist, Bullet Proof Coffee, Canyon Ranch Experience, Shifting Mental Health Landscape, and More (Episode #102)

#9: Dr. Jonathan Fisher on Heartful living, Suffering, Meditation, Deep Connection, Acceptance, and More (Episode #80)

#10: Dr. Tho Ha Vinh — Learning from Thich Nhat Hanh, Gross National Happiness, Buddhist Teachings, Special Education Work, and More (Episode #101)

#11: Dr. Tasha Eurich — Increase Your Self-Awareness, Importance of Feedback, Meditation, and Effective Decision Making (Episode #108)

#12: Randi Kay on Seasonal Healing, Self-Care Practices, Self-Love, Amplifying Inner Wisdom, and more (Episode #93)

#13: Jennifer Shapiro-Lee — Coping with Uncertainty, Building Better Mental Health, Grief Process, Psychotherapy, and More

#14: Colleen Gallagher on Monkey Mind, Suffering, Mindfulness, and Stillness (Episode #59)

#15: Michael J. Gelb — How to Think Like Leonardo da Vinci, Spiritual Practices, and More

#16: Marc Lesser on Zen Meditation, Practices of a Mindful Leader, Building Inner Strength, and Much More (Episode #86)

#17: Michael Bunting — Ethics and Values based Mindfulness, Inner Inquiry Work, Mindful Leadership, Developmental Practice, and More (Episode #111)

#18: Sam Himelstein, Ph.D. — Trauma Informed Care, T.A.P. Practice, Trauma Informed Mindfulness, Parent-Child Relationship, and More (Episode #99)

#19: Rob Dube — imageOne Co-Founder, a Forbes Small Giant, Meditator, Runner, Do Nothing, Morning Ritual, and More (Episode #97)

#20: Nicole Tetreault, Neuroscientist – Social Meditation, Therapeutic Writing, Botanical Growth, Cultivating Calm, and More (Episode #94)

Please enjoy. Thank you so much for all your support. Your support drives me to do the work. This belongs to you all.

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Therese Plummer, Storyteller Queen, Actor — The Art Of Storytelling, Healing Through Storytelling, and More (#122)

“The best and most beautiful things in the world cannot be seen or even touched – they must be felt with the heart.”

-Helen Keller

Thérèse Plummer(@tplummer76) is an actor and award-winning audiobook narrator working in New York City. She has recorded over 350 audio books for various publishers. She has been nominated for the 2019 Audie Awards for her work on the multicast, Sadie by Courtney Summers for Macmillan Audio, Mutlicast Any Man by Amber Tamblyn for Harper Audio and her solo narration for The Rogue Planets Shaken by Lee W. Brainard for Podium Publishing. 

The American Library Association (ALA) awarded her work on Sourdough by Robin Sloan as part of the 2018 Listen List:Outstanding Audiobook Narration for Adult Listeners. Thérèse has been nominated for 5 Audie Awards in 2018 in the categories: Fiction: She Liked Her Life by Abbie Fabiaschi and co-narrated with Susan Bennett and Dan Bittner, Romance: Any Day Now by Robyn Carr, and Faith-Based Fiction: Sandpiper Cove by Irene Hannon as well as well as the multicast narrations for Original Work: The HandMaids Tale by Margaret Atwoodand Middle Grade: See You in the Cosmos by Jack Cheng (winner). She is the recipient of the 2016 SOVA award for Irene Hannon’s, Sing You Home. 

She was nominated for two Audie Awards in 2014 for her work on Robyn Carr’s The Wanderer and Carson Mc-Culler’s The Ballad of the Sad Café, and received multiple Earphones Awards for her work. Most notably on Sing you Home by Jodi Picoult, Faith by Jennifer Haigh and We Are Water by Wally Lamb. She was named AudioFile’s Best Voices of the Year for 2015 for her work on Robyn Carr’s A New Hope. Thérèse is the voice of Maya Hansen in the Marvel Graphic Motion Comic Ironman Extremis, Dr. Fennel in Pokemon and for various Yu-Gi-Oh characters. Television Guest Star Roles on The Good Wife, Law and Order SVU and Virgin River for Netflix. Regional Theatre: Sister James in Doubt.

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Want a fun way to get into the Holiday Spirit? Check Christmas Carol from Therese!

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Questions I ask:

  • Did you ever crave for individualized attention in your childhood?
  • How’s your relationship with your parents, especially with your mom and with the other siblings?
  • Did you always want to be an actor storyteller while growing up?
  • Do you feel that storytelling craft can be cultivated or is it innate talent?
  • and much more!

People Mentioned : Brene Brown, Elizabeth Gilbert, Robin Carr, Corey Muscara, Sarah Blondin, Marisa Porges

Books Mentioned: The Snow Child: A Novel 

Other links: Virgin River Netflix series

The Nishant Garg Show:

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Cara Bradley — Peak Performance Secrets, Flow and Optimized State, Gut-Brain Connection, and More (#121)

Cara Bradley: As a Mental Fitness Coach, she has spent three decades training high performers—including CEO’s and elite athletes—to work and play in optimal states of flow using science-backed practices and protocols. In 2020, She was nominated as one of Mindful Magazine’s “12 Powerful Women in the Mindfulness Movement.” Her best-selling book, On The Verge: Wake Up, Show Up and Shine (New World Library), was featured on Oprah.com.

You can find her trainings featured on wellness brands including: Insight Timer, Muse (Interaxon), Happify, Whil Concepts, Mindful Magazine and most recently Round Glass.

Book: On the Verge: Wake Up, Show Up, and Shine

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Topics we discuss:

  • Intermittent fasting
  • Flow State and cycle
  • Mindfulness and Meditation
  • Peak Performance
  • and much more!

People Mentioned : Steven Kotler, Ram Dass, Ryan Holiday, Jamie Wheal

Books Mentioned: Flow: The Psychology of Optimal Experience, The Mind-Gut Connection, Shambhala: The Sacred Path of the Warrior, The Daily Stoic

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Henna Inam — Wired for Disruption, Lessons from Ashram, 5 Shifts in Agility, 10 Powerful Questions to Ask Yourself, and More (#120)

Henna Inam is the CEO of Transformational Leadership Inc., and a former C-level executive with Novartis. She drove transformation throughout her 20-year corporate career including in roles such as: Global Head e-Innovation, Chief Marketing and Innovation Officer, Region President for the Americas, VP Sales, and Country General Manager in Mexico.

Transformational Leadership helps organizations going through disruption develop leaders who create cultures of agility, trust and inclusion. Henna is a trusted advisor to C-suite leaders globally. Clients include: Region President for a multi-billion dollar P&L, a leader on Fortune’s 50 Most Powerful Women, R&D Head, Chief Audit Officer. Her most recent book Wired for Disruption outlines the five shifts in agility we need to be a force for good and thrive in the future of work. Her prior book Wired for Authenticity won “2016 Leadership Book of the Year” award.

Henna is a leadership blogger for Forbes and a global speaker. She has appeared on Fox Business, NPR, and is quoted in Fortune/CNN/Money online. Committed to several non-profits that share her passion for the advancement of women, Henna is the co-organizer for TEDxWomen in Atlanta. Henna received her MBA from the Wharton School at the University of Pennsylvania, and completed Executive Education programs at the Harvard Business School.

Course: LinkedIn course Mindfulness Practices has got half a million views.

Books: Wired For Disruption, Wired For Authenticity

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Topics we discuss:

  • What did you learn from being in different cultures and learning different languages?
  • What advice would you give to your 20 year old self?
  • What practices could you suggest to our listeners to be more adaptive to new environments?
  • Do you suggest mindfulness practices and meditation to corporate leaders?
  • What is whole body leadership?
  • and much more!

People Mentioned: Marshall Goldsmith, Kristen Neff, Eckhart Tolle

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Shalini Bahl, Ph.D. — Disrupt Default Thinking, Cultural Conditioning, Reset your Mind, and Seeing Possibilities In Our Discomfort (#119)

Shalini Bahl, Ph.D., is an award-winning researcher and Certified Mindfulness-Based Stress Reduction consultant and teacher. Through her evidence-based customized solutions based on 15 years of research, Dr. Bahl provides business, education and political clients with the mindfulness skills they need to disrupt harmful default habits to cope with stress, become more resilient to life’s obstacles, and live with empowered choice for personal and collective fulfillment. 

 Certified at the Center for Mindfulness, UMass Medical School and the Search Inside Yourself Leadership Institute originating at Google, Dr. Bahl is the Founder of Know Your Mind LLC, a social business with the mission of making evidence-based mindfulness skills widely accessible. Dr. Bahl’s understanding of neuroscience, psychology, and management allows her a deeper understanding of client’s habits and decisions.  

A former successful entrepreneur and business professor, Dr. Bahl’s cultural experiences of living and working in three countries—India, Kuwait, and the USA—allow her to engage with diverse audiences including CEOs and executives at Fortune 500 companies, college campuses, and students. As an Affiliated Expert at the Isenberg School of Management, UMass, Amherst and Town Councilor in Amherst, Dr. Bahl provides her mindfulness teachings via accredited leadership programs on campus and to executive MBAs. 

 Dr. Bahl is a keynote speaker, has two TEDx talks, and her research has been published in premier marketing and public policy journals, and won the ‘Best Research Paper’ Award from The American Marketing Association in 2019. Her guided meditations and programs have had over 250,000 plays on the Insight Timer and Simple Habit app and her upcoming book is called Reset: 8 Mindfulness Skills to Disrupt Default Thinking and Make Decisions That Are Good for You and the World.

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Website | Instagram

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Questions I ask:

  • What did you learn from living in different countries?
  • How should we work on our limiting beliefs which are not serving us?
  • How did you discover meditation in your life?
  • Know your mind and reset your mind.
  • and much more!

People Mentioned: Kristen Neff, Joseph Goldstein, Buddha

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Christine Carter, Ph.D. — Raising Happiness, Building Habits for Top Performance, Handling Uncertainty of Life, and More (#118)

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Christine Carter, Ph.D., is an author, speaker, and coach. Her books include The New Adolescence:
Raising Happy and Successful Teens in an Age of Anxiety and Distraction
(2020), The Sweet Spot: How to Achieve More by Doing Less (2017) and Raising Happiness: 10 Simple Steps for More Joyful Kids and Happier Parents (2011). A summa cum laude graduate of Dartmouth College and the recipient of multiple honors and awards, Dr. Carter earned her master’s and doctoral degrees in sociology at UC Berkeley. (Go Bears!)

For many years, Dr. Christine Carter was the executive director of UC Berkeley’s Greater Good Science Center (GGSC), where she remains a sociologist and Senior Fellow. She writes a monthly advice column for Greater Good magazine that is syndicated on PsychologyToday.com and many other websites.

Dr. Carter has appeared on dozens of television and radio shows, including the “Oprah Winfrey Show,” the “Dr. Oz Show”, the “TODAY” show, the “The Daily Show with Jon Stewart,” “CBS Sunday Morning,” PBS, NPR and BBC Radio. She has been quoted or featured in every major newspaper in the US, including The New York Times , USA Today , the Chicago Tribune , the San Francisco Chronicle ,
The Washington Post , the Boston Globe , The Wall Street Journal. In addition, she is often quoted in lifestyle magazines such as Real Simple and in dozens of other
online news sources.

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Questions I ask:

  • How are you dealing with uncertainty in your personal life these days?
  • How do you stay grounded in any conflict?
  • Setting healthy boundaries?
  • How to elevate happiness?
  • Morning routines, habbits?
  • and much more!

People Mentioned: Martha Beck, Byron Katie

Books Mentioned:

The Nishant Garg Show:

This show is about extracting information on Mindfulness, Personal Development, Spirituality. I am on a mission to spread Mindfulness and I’d love for you to join me in this movement.

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