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America is in a time of unprecedented mental health challenges. Many different cultures developed mindfulness techniques over millennia, and now, more people are embracing them for physical and mental health. On this episode of “Our Body Politic,” host and creator Farai Chideya digs into the what and how of mindfulness, how Black women and women of color are centering themselves, and the creative inner workings of artists creating music-rich meditations for mindfulness.

Featured guests are Rev. Angel Kyodo Williams, author, Zen priest, and CEO of MNDFL; Dr. Gail Parker, psychologist and yoga therapist educator; Jasmine Lamb, founder of Whut We Share; Geminelle, singer, songwriter, producer, healer, and creator of Mantra Loops.