1. Mastering Mindfulness: Overcoming Adversity with Michael O'Brien Dr. Ron Kaiser 45:47

This week, we welcome Michael O’Brien as our guest on the REJUVENAGING® with Dr. Ron Kaiser podcast. Michael wears many hats, including being a meditation teacher, executive coach, endurance athlete, and the mastermind behind the “Pause, Breathe, Reflect” meditation and gratitude app – a valuable tool for personal growth.

Michael’s story takes an extraordinary turn when he shares his experience of surviving a devastating cycling accident, an event he refers to as his “last bad day.” His Resilience is awe-inspiring, as he not only recovered but also subsequently pursued  challenging long-distance bike rides, including one across America and another across New York State..

What is particularly inspirational about Michael is his ability to harness the power of mindfulness and meditation to help people achieve their most ambitious goals. In this episode, Dr. Ron delves deep into Michael’s unique journey, uncovering the driving force behind his diverse career path.

Whether you’re interested in mindfulness, meditation, or seeking motivation to overcome adversity, this conversation is packed with valuable insights and practical advice. Tune in to learn how to conquer life’s challenges and infuse your daily existence with mindfulness and enthusiasm.

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Ron Kaiser, Ph.D. Psychologist, Educator, Author, Podcaster

Ron Kaiser, Ph.D., is a positive health psychologist, coach, author, podcaster, educator, consultant, and speaker. He has been in practice for more than five decades, including 25 years as Director of Psychology at the world-famous Jefferson Headache Center at Thomas Jefferson University. As an innovative thought leader in the field, he has developed the concepts of THE MENTAL HEALTH GYM, GOAL-ACHIEVING PSYCHOTHERAPY (GAP), THE TYPE P PERSONALITY, and REJUVENAGING®.