DB 026: Humanitarian Mindie Kniss On Making Your “Impossible” Dreams “Possible”

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We are thrilled to have Mindie Kniss on the podcast sharing her wisdom this week.  Mindie Kniss is a professional coach and speaker with a diverse work experience including being an adventure trip guide and working at a Fortune 100 company. In 2006, Mindie was awarded a Global Health Fellowship in Nairobi, Kenya based on her work with women and children in developing countries. She served as associate nonfiction editor of Silk Road Literary Review and is editor in chief of Awaken Consciousness Magazine.


  • Mindie’s fascination with Kenya since childhood.
  • Mindie’s experiences visiting and living in Kenya.
  • What obstacles she encountered when she was planning to go to Kenya and what she did to overcome them.
  • Mindie’s advice for people who are afraid to risk doing what they really want to do.
  • What is heart intelligence and what kind of heart meditation people can practice to feel better.
  • Mindie’s best tips for battling the fear of public speaking.
  • What she does when she forgets a part of her talk/speech.
  • Mindie’s most embarrassing moment.


In this episode, Mindie discussed the benefits of heart meditation and shared an exercise where you close your eyes, visualize your heart, and think about the breath coming in and out through your heart. Mindie explained how focusing on your heart will allow you to let go of the busy thoughts in your head and focus on love and gratitude which comes from the heart. We tried doing the meditation as a family and it really made us feel so wonderful we wanted to encourage all you Big Dreamers to try as well.We created this artwork which we hope will inspire you to take action and give it a try. As always, our Dream Big Podcast downloads can be customized with your face and name, and it is 100% free to download. Click here to claim you free download 

If you print out the download and do a heart meditation, please let Olga know by emailing her at Olga@DreamBigPodcast.com. You will be entered into a drawing for a $50 Amazon Gift card. Winners are selected monthly and contacted by email (as well as announced on our show!).


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