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UNSTOPPABLE with Kerwin Rae

Apr 13, 2022

In this week's episode of Unstoppable, I’m speaking with Melo Calarco, a meditation teacher with 25 years experience as a certified mindfulness and meditation coach.

Through his travels and lessons on the road, Melo learnt how to build mental endurance and overcome demanding encounters and near death experiences.

In this episode, Melo shares his techniques and tips to help improve your life and practice mindfulness in its simplest form. Stay to the end as Melo performs a 90 second live meditation practice for you all.

2023 update: Melo wrote and published a new book: Beating Burnout Finding Balance. Available here:

00:00 Intro
1:43 What Melo does
3:30 How Melo got into mindfulness
8:17 Melo’s near death experiences
13:38 What do you say to people who tell you meditation doesn’t work
18:17 Two step thought process
19:24 Do you tell people to use breath as an anchor
20:26 Snack meditations
21:28 Difference between mindfulness & meditation
24:59 A wandering mind is an unhappy mind
28:34 How do you identify the right meditation for the right person?
30:51 Thoughts on meditation apps
33:29 What is the science behind the benefits of meditation
42:45: The important of meditation training in high stress work environments
43:58 What does it mean to fall asleep during meditation
45:45 How long does it take to see improvements in ones meditation ability
49:01 How does meditation prevent burnout?50:22 Do something for you every single day
53:32 Melo’s 90 second meditation practice
59:39 Best piece of advice from Melo

Find out more about Melo Calarco and his work here: