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60 Mindful Minutes

Mar 7, 2023

There are many doorways into our mindful selves. Some use meditation, some use running. This week’s guest uses creativity. In her new book, Creating Stillness: Mindful Art Practices and Stories for Navigating Anxiety, Stress, and Fear, Rachel Rose explores how we can use our creative selves as a way to focus and steady the mind,  create inner knowing, and cultivate peace. 


Guest Bio

Rachel Rose is an educator, writer, and contemplative artist fusing mindfulness practices with the creative arts. She holds a Masters in Adult Education with a focus on Arts Based Research and transformative learning and is a Registered Expressive Arts Consultant/Educator with the International Expressive Art Therapy Association. Through her education portal Workshop Muse, Rose has created both a beacon and home for people to come to learn about creative knowing, as well as how to practice creative mindfulness in their own lives. She continues to champion and explore these concepts in her workshops, writing, and as she shares with intimacy about how her own creative practice brings her awareness and insight. Her favorite tools for creation are textiles, paper, the natural world, and words. Rachel makes her home on the traditional territories of the people of the Treaty 7 region in Calgary, Alberta. Learn more at


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Host Bio

Kristen Manieri is a coach who works with teams to increase both productivity and wellbeing. She also helps individuals navigate transition with clarity and confidence. Her areas of focus are: stress reduction, energy management, mindset, resilience, habit formation, rest rituals, and self-care. As the host of the weekly 60 Mindful Minutes podcast, an Apple top 100 social science podcast, Kristen has interviewed over 200 authors about what it means to live a more conscious, connected, intentional and joyful life. Learn more at 


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