(Replay) Wake Up, Slow Down, and Resist Busyness

July 8, 2024

In this replay episode, Dr. Diana Hill shares lessons from a family retreat at Plum Village Monastery. Diana shares the top 6 lessons she learned. You don’t have to go […]

Slow Down, Resist Busyness, and Other Lessons from My Family Retreat at Plum Village
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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


In this replay episode, Dr. Diana Hill shares lessons from a family retreat at Plum Village Monastery. Diana 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.”


  • 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 Resist Busyness Non-violently

Enjoy this episode as 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.


Diana Hill, PhD is a clinical psychologist, international trainer and sought-out speaker on Acceptance and Commitment Therapy (ACT) and compassion. Host of the podcast Wise Effort with Dr. Diana Hill and author of The Self-Compassion Daily Journal, The ACT Daily Journal, and the upcoming book Wise Effort, Diana works with organizations and individuals to develop psychological flexibility so that they can grow fulfilling and impactful lives. Integrating her over 20 years of meditation experience with yoga and psychological training, Diana teaches internationally at InsightLA, Blue Spirit Costa Rica, PESI, Praxis Continuing Education, Yoga Soup and Insight Timer Meditation. She is on the board for the Institute for Better Health, and blogs for Psychology Today and Mindful.org. Diana practices what she preaches in her daily life as a mom of two boys and bee guardian. Go to drdianahill.com or her channels on InstagramFacebook, TwitterYouTube (@drdianahill) to learn more.


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