Meditation for Fidgety Skeptics & Beginners
I’m right here lately with somebody whose identify and face will more than likely strike a chord. Dan Harris is an Emmy award-winning journalist and co-anchor of ABC’s Nightline and the weekend version of Good Morning America. He’s additionally the creator of 10% Happier, a New York Times bestseller, and went directly to release the 10% Happier podcast and app by means of the similar identify.
His new guide is Meditation for Fidgety Skeptics and I simply beloved the identify as a result of I’ll admit when I attempt to meditate that’s precisely how I think. I learn the guide and I will’t wait to leap into lately.
Meditation for Fidgety Skeptics (or, How to Meditate When You Can’t Sit Still)
Like maximum of my visitors, Dan Harris is the place he’s lately as a result of a non-public well being disaster. Many people know what it’s love to battle with nervousness and perhaps have even skilled a panic assault (myself incorporated), however I’m beautiful certain none people can say it took place on reside nationwide tv.
Dan describes what took place to him that day:
I used to be overtaken by means of this large bolt of worry. My center was once racing, my arms have been sweating, my mouth dried up, my lungs seized up, I couldn’t breathe, I couldn’t communicate and I needed to give up proper in the course of my little newscast.
Years later, he’s grew to become that paralyzing revel in right into a platform to assist others. Dan’s message is that meditation isn’t simply for yogis and Buddhists, however a realistic well being addiction that is helping us see and perceive our ideas and feelings.
If you’re like me and are reluctant to take a seat nonetheless and do “nothing” (however understand it can be excellent if it is advisable to), this episode is for you!
In This Episode You’ll Learn
- the very non-public (and really public) disaster that impressed the 10% Happiness mission
- why Dan determined to present meditation a check out (although he idea it was once bologna)
- the bodily well being advantages of meditation
- why meditation isn’t simply for non secular folks
- care for boredom whilst meditating
- guidelines for wanna-be meditators
- why meditation isn’t “doing nothing”
- how a lot meditation an afternoon you wish to have to get the advantages (how does one minute sound?!)
- and extra!
Resources We Mention
Do you meditate day-to-day/weekly? What advantages have you ever spotted? Have any guidelines for the ones people who battle? I’d love to listen to what you suppose in a remark beneath or in a evaluation on iTunes. I learn each remark, and my visitors steadily do too and may resolution your questions!
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