Jeff and Dan talk all about the wide-world of practice beyond the meditation cushion, about what it means to be your own teacher and Jeff's idea of the different stage of practice that people all go through – regardless of their particular commitment.
From the Evryman Podcast: “You don’t need to run to the science, the science is cool but go to your own experience, do the experiment and see what’s there.”
This week’s guest is Writer and mediation teacher Jeff Warren. If there is such a thing as a rockstar meditation teacher, Jeff is certainly in the conversation.
From the Running for Real podcast: "What if I told you that you could meditate at any time of day, doing any activity? Would you be more likely to try it? You may be thinking that meditation is only for those people that already have their life together, or for people without children, or less-demanding jobs. But that isn’t true!... more
I was a ridiculous person back then. I just was interested in partying and whooping it up and so I didn't really let my accidents slow me down. I didn't stop to take any lessons from them. I didn't have the language to talk about growth and consciousness and any of it. Nobody in my circles talked about this stuff.
From the 2019 Mindful Parenting Summit, with the ebullient Dr. Stacy Thomas. We discuss mindfulness as a general skillset for parents, how to craft meditation practices for kids, the importance of meeting kids where they're at and the power of imagination
From The Soulspace Podcast: "In this episode, we decided to take a stab at some “deep end” questions that relate to practice. Jeff shares his personal vision for the future of mental health. At the very end, he leaves us with a beautiful 10 minute guided meditation."
Training For How You Want To Exist: "Jeff makes mindfulness and meditation accessible to diverse audiences in order to help people live more fulfilled lives. He speaks openly about how meditation has – and hasn’t – helped with his own mental health challenges, from ADD to excessive energy to various flavours of moody agonizing".
From the Astral Hustle podcast: "This podcast was a trip. Several times Jeff and I had to stop and scratch our heads because of the similarity of our experiences. We had fun and got into a deep talk about our paths and the far reaches of consciousness".
"We talked about how to meditate (even if you don’t want to focus on the breath), different tools for learning about and accepting the inner workings of our emotions and thoughts, how to find the right practice for you, and even ways to make things like sports or even showering part of your meditation practice."
"With the new year upon us, it's the perfect time to help you make those resolutions stick. This week Dan and his co-author Jeff Warren answer questions about how to begin a meditation practice, make it stick, and other queries which may arise during the course of practice."
Being human takes practice. From the Pausefully Podcast: “Jeff Warren talks about exploring consciousness from the perspective of how to live a more fulfilled life… approaching this exploration with a spirit of adventure.” Read more HERE.
On this podcast Jeff and Chris Williamson discuss why introspective work should be taken as seriously as personal hygiene, how you can double the span of your life experience, what benefits occur when consistently practising meditation, and just why exploring our own consciousness is so difficult, yet rewarding.
Paleo Magazine radio - Each episode features interviews with experts, best-selling authors, celebrities, and folks doing amazing things to further the idea of improving ones life using ancestral health principles.
From the Drew McClure Podcast : “I had the honor of sitting down with the “Meditation MacGyver” Jeff Warren. Jeff is the CoAuthor of the best selling book “Meditation for fidgety skeptics”. If you are interested at all in learning how to better shape your thoughts, emotions and habits then you need to... more
From The Mindful Mama podcast: “Talking to Jeff Warren was like talking to my long-lost meditation friend who totally “got it.” His story about how meditation helped him notice the “neurotic ways he was in pain,” will help you understand the power of this practice at a deeper level.” More info... more
From One you Feed: “We all know that meditation is good for us but for many, it just feels inaccessible and out of reach. If that is how you feel, what Jeff has to share in this interview will make that gap shrink in size so much so that you can hop right over it and … "The One Your Feed with Eric Zimmer"
From the Unmistakable Creative podcast: "Meditation can accomplish many things for many different people, and Jeff Warren has experienced that firsthand. Despite having attention issues, Jeff has been able to use meditation effectively and has studied it and its affects on people for years".
From the Phoenix Health podcast: “Do you picture meditators sitting quietly and peacefully with completely empty minds, people genetically wired totally differently from you? Let me tell you a secret: those people don’t exist. In this episode, Eileen and Jeff talk specifically about common meditation obstacles for people... more
From the E2 podcast: “In this episode, Jeff and Adam discuss various forms of meditation, the struggles people have with respect to maintaining a practice, and how meditation can help cope with (and perhaps even eradicate) symptoms of ADD, anxiety, and depression.” More info here
Larry Weeks: "This is a podcast about training how you want to exist in the world. You're training how to do this everyday. If you’re existing in a consistently negative state – angry, fearful, stressful – that’s the habit you’re unconsciously training."
From science journalist to meditation teacher. How ADD and bipolar tendencies shaped Jeff’s practice. Falling out of a tree while on mushrooms. The interaction between mindfulness, not-self, and suffering. Defining enlightenment. Varieties of consciousness. How meditation can shift your priorities.
Jeff discusses his journey to becoming a meditation teacher, the limitations of our old ideas about what a meditation teacher is, the qualities that are built during practices, they enjoyment of exploration, and much more on Erik Davis' always interesting podcast.
Chris Cole: "As you’ll hear in our conversation, Jeff Warren has an uncanny ability to both dive deep into mystical waters and also articulate the many practical benefits of taking up a meditation practice. I most appreciate his willingness to speak candidly about his experiences with ADHD."
No Fear practices. Different ways to break out of fear and anxiety. The natural course of Insomnia. The Watch” and how it related to Insomnia. About Jeff's teacher Shinzen Young. How Hypnosis gives us perspective on ourselves and Trance
How was he experimenting with consciousness as a child? What’s the importance of making people feel better about the fact that everyone’s got their own neurotic stuff? What was the 10% Happier meditation tour? What are the most important concepts for beginning? and more
Dan and Jeff reflect on their January 2017 road trip, in which they traveled from New York City to Los Angeles to talk with people about what keeps them from meditating, and in the process, the two friends discuss how meditation has helped them work through their own personal struggles.
Talk with Erik Davis and Maja D’Aoust. Gets right into big questions around the experience of meditation, the vastness of the territory, the multiplicity of practices, the relationship between insight and ethics, the mystery of human enlightenment and - to keep it modest - science and the nature of reality.
Fun talk with writer scholar Erik Davis, including riffs on hypnagogia, lucid dreaming, scientific vs spiritual knowledge, the role of science journalists in describing the nature of reality, how ocean may shape mind, psychedelics and more.
Jennifer Dumpert teaches a course on dreaming at Pacifica Graduate Institute in California. A short video interview I did for her class, talking all about Aristotle and houses on wheels and "memory catching" Brenda Lee's Rockin' Around the Christmas Tree.
I believe we’re at are at the dawn of a new age of scientific exploration. The external world is mapped; now the explorers are turning inward. The galleons have left port. They’re approaching a huge mysterious continent. They won’t be the first to arrive. There are paths already cut in the forest, where shamans and monks and others... more