I’m a meditation teacher and writer, co-author of Meditation for Fidgety Skeptics, and author of The Head Trip, a guidebook to waking, sleeping and dreaming.
Imagine a post-Apocalyptic landscape filled with careening hot rods, all kitted out with various high performance stylings, and all of them moving in the same direction. In this metaphor, our armada of vehicles represent the world’s contemplative and personal growth practices. They are beautiful in their freakish diversity.
Suddenly: you exist. You didn’t plan it or ask for it, but existence happened, and now, after a bunch of years bumping into coffee tables and staring at trees, full self-consciousness has flickered on, and you're like: ‘wait a second … where am I? Who am I? And what am I supposed to DO here?'
Lively talk with Joe Rogan and Dan Harris about self-regulation, martial arts, meditation, managing energy, the paradox of practice, equanimity and qualities of meditation and much more besides.