A deeply relaxing guided meditation in which you use your breath and body to travel towards open awareness

When I first started meditating, I was strongly against the idea of guided meditations. I believed quite rigidly that someone else’s voice added too much noise to the practice. In more recent years, however, I’ve come round to the idea, and even occasionally offer guided meditations in my yoga classes. Here’s one in which IContinue reading “A deeply relaxing guided meditation in which you use your breath and body to travel towards open awareness”

A review of the Sam Harris meditation app Waking Up, a nonsense-free route to non-dual awareness

REVIEW: Waking Up – A Meditation Course Sam Harris suggests at one point in his Waking Up app that what he is trying to teach is “non-dual awareness without the bullshit”. Which is precisely what he does. Non-dual awareness? Essentially, you sit down to meditate; you observe your breath, sensations in your body, the fluctuationsContinue reading “A review of the Sam Harris meditation app Waking Up, a nonsense-free route to non-dual awareness”