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Slow Down, Resist Busyness, and Other Lessons from My Family Retreat at Plum Village with Dr. Diana Hill

August 7, 2023

Back from a family retreat at Plum Village Monastery, Dr. Diana Hill shares the top 6 lessons she learned. You don’t have to go to a monastery to find peace of mind because, as Thich Nhat Hanh teaches, “Happiness is here and now.” In this episode, Diana offers you practices to wake up, engage with […]

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Diana Hill, PhD, is a clinical psychologist, international trainer, and sought-out speaker on Acceptance and Commitment Therapy (ACT) and compassion

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Back from a family retreat at Plum Village Monastery, Dr. Diana Hill shares the top 6 lessons she learned. You don’t have to go to a monastery to find peace of mind because, as Thich Nhat Hanh teaches, “Happiness is here and now.” In this episode, Diana offers you practices to wake up, engage with the world more mindfully, and find a little more space in your day to enjoy your life. 

Listen and Learn:

  • Why We Should Look For A Path, Not A Pill
  • The Three Beneficial Qualities Of Spiritual Paths
  • What is Interbeing
  • How to practice Walking Meditation
  • How to Wake Up And See What’s Here
  • Thich Nhat Hanh’s Bedroom
  • Why We Should Consider Our Intention
  • Forms Of Meditation At Plum Village
  • How to Practice Eating Meditation
  • What Are The Four Nutriments
  • How To Heal the Past and The Future In the Present
  • Why We Need To Non-violently Resist Busyness

About Dr. Diana Hill

Diana Hill, Ph.D. is a clinical psychologist and co-author of ACT Daily Journal: Get unstuck and live fully with Acceptance and Commitment Therapy. Through her online teachings, executive coaching, clinical supervision, and private therapy practice, Diana encourages clients to build psychological flexibility so that they can live more meaningful and fulfilling lives. She is the host of the podcast Your LIfe in Process, blogs for Psychology Today and Mindful.org and offers regular workshops in compassion and ACT for clinicians and the general public. 

Diana has a knack for unpacking complex, science-based concepts and making them applicable to daily life in work, parenting, relationships, and health. Diana completed her undergraduate work at UC Santa Barbara, majoring in Biopsychology, followed by a Ph.D. in Clinical Psychology at CU Boulder where she collaborated with Stanford University to research mindfulness and acceptance-based approaches for eating disorders. Diana completed her pre-doctoral internship in the Eating Disorder Emphasis Area at UC Davis and her post-doctoral fellowship at La Luna Center Intensive Outpatient Program for eating disorders. She went on to serve as the clinical director of La Luna Center, where she helped develop an ACT-based group program. Diana practices what she preaches as a mom of two, homesteader, and yoga teacher. Go to drdianahill.com or her channels on Instagram, Facebook, Twitter, YouTube (@drdianahill) to get tools to build psychological flexibility into your daily life.

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