Open Mind Radio

Published by Susan Gillis Chapman on

I enjoyed being hosted by Cecelia Skidmore on her show Open Mind Radio.  Cecelia’s a practicing psychotherapist in Michigan who is passionate about new ideas and books.  We talked about my history, living in places like Alaska, Colorado and Cape Breton Island, and working in a maximum security prison as well as a buddhist monastery.  The photo here is one of those ‘hidden places’– the convent school I attended from grade one to twelve.  ( this was a sister school to the one that Lady Gaga went to, I’m proud to say).

It seems ordinary to me but when I reflect on the ‘hidden places’ that have taught me so much, I realize how unusually fortunate I’ve been to have visited worlds that are both naturally beautiful as well as challenging.

To hear our interview, check the link to Open Mind radio.

Thanks for our conversation, Cecelia, it was a pleasure to be with you.


Susan Gillis Chapman

teaches part time for Green Zone Institute and for Karuna Training. Susan is a retired Marital and Family therapist who has been practicing mindfulness meditation for over 35 years.  She is the author of the book The Five Keys To Mindful Communication and a contributor to The Mindful Revolution, edited by Barry Boyce. Her website is: Read more about Susan here.