Dr. John Filo interviews Nancy Colier, the author of “The Power of OFF” which highlights our growing addiction to social media and insta-gratificaiton. A candid discussion about our relationship with technology, recognizing the patterns of tech-addiction and how to harness the power of awareness and mindfulness to empower ourselves in a virtual world.
Nancy is a psychotherapist in private practice, an ordained interfaith minister, mindfulness teacher, relationship coach, author and blogger. She graduated from the University of Virginia, Columbia University School of Social Work, the Focusing Institute and One Spirit Interfaith Seminary. Mindfulness and Buddhist practices form the ground of her psychotherapy and spiritual counseling practice. A long time student of eastern spirituality and non-duality, Nancy helps to uncover the awareness, joy and presence that is the ground of well-being. Her work serves to connect clients with their authentic truth, remember their body’s wisdom. and know for themselves that they are spiritual beings on a human journey.
In addition to offering workshops and ongoing groups, Nancy is a regular blogger for Huffington Post and Psychology Today, and also the author of “Getting Out of Your Own Way: Unlocking Your True Performance Potential” (Luminous Press, 2001), “Inviting a Monkey to Tea: Befriending Your Mind and Discovering Lasting Contentment” (Hohm Press, 2012) and her upcoming book: “The Power of Off: The Mindful Way to Stay Sane in a Virtual World” (Sounds True Publishing, November, 2016). Publishers Weekly review for The Power of Off.
Nancy also spent 20 years as a top-level equestrian, showing horses on the national horse show circuit. In addition to her own vast experience in sport, she has extensive training in the field of performance psychology. Her specialities include performing artists, athletes, musicians and singers.
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