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5 widespread misconceptions about meditation

In many of the conversations I have with people about meditation, I’ve noticed the same misconceptions come up again and again. Unfortunately, these are usually the reason why some people get frustrated with meditation and give up, or worse, why… Continue Reading →

What is it like to do a 10 day silent meditation retreat?

In July I went on a 10 day silent vipassana style meditation retreat at the Dhamma Mahi centre in France. I found it really difficult at times, especially the first few days. But by the end my mind was pretty… Continue Reading →

What does science tell us about how meditation affects your brain and body?

Consider this amazing insight from the research Tim Ferris did for his 2017 book, Tribe of Mentors. To write it, he interviewed over 200 people who he considered to be at the very top of their respective fields and found:… Continue Reading →

Understanding the confusing landscape of meditation practices

  When I first started getting curious about meditation, I was surprised how difficult it is to figure out what meditation actually is, how to do it properly and what it does to your brain. I couldn’t make sense of all… Continue Reading →

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