Sustaining Creativity Podcast

Donald Altman

May 10, 2022 Season 1 Episode 111
Sustaining Creativity Podcast
Donald Altman
Show Notes

Creativity through the lens of an author, psychotherapist and former Buddhist monk

"I can't separate creativity from just living"

Donald Altman is a psychotherapist, award-winning author, and former Buddhist monk who writes the Practical Mindfulness Blog for Psychology Today. Profiled in The Living Spiritual Teachers Project and featured in The Mindfulness Movie, he has written over 20 books that teach how to incorporate mindfulness and greater awareness into daily life. Award-winning books include: The Mindfulness Toolbox —winner of two Gold IBPA Benjamin Franklin Awards as best book in the “Psychology” and “Body- Mind-Spirit” categories, Clearing Emotional Clutter—selected “One of the Best Spiritual Books of 2016” and The Mindfulness Code—chosen “One of the Best Spiritual Books of 2010.” Other popular books include One Minute Mindfulness, 101 Mindful Ways to Build Resilience, and Simply Mindful: A 7-Week Guide and Personal Handbook for Mindful Living. Donald's newest book, the novel Travelers, is a psychological and mystical journey that is due out in January, 2023 from Roundfire Books. 

Donald served as vice-president of the international organization, The Center for Mindful Eating. He spent years as an adjunct professor in Portland State University’s Interpersonal Neurology Certificate Program and at Lewis and Clark Graduate School of Education and Counseling. He is committed to spreading seeds of kindness and reflective living in his work as an international keynote speaker, consultant, and workshop leader. He lives in Portland, Oregon, enjoying the beauty and awe of nature with his beloved wife, family and friends.

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