On this week’s episode of Conversations with Maria Menounos: The Podcast Edition–Mindfulness and meditation expert, and co-founder of Headspace, Andy Puddicombe. He’s a former Buddhist monk who created the guided meditation app to bring mindfulness to the masses. Andy explains why he’s pushing for FDA approval of Headspace Health, plus what we can learn about ourselves from practicing meditation, and the benefits of making it part of our daily routine.
Plus, five-time NBA Champion and former coach of the New York Knicks, Derek Fisher offers his insight on the NBA’s efforts to address the mental health of its players. Derek offers support to those sharing their personal stories, explaining why athletes may feel pressure to hide their diagnosis, and the potential consequences of coming forward.