The Basics

The Basics

w/ Joseph Goldstein

A clear, simple introduction to meditation with one of the world’s most respected meditation teachers.

  • Day 9
  • Hide the Zen

    When you experience and acknowledge the truth of change, you're less likely to be swept away by your thoughts and emotions.

  • The Judging Mind

    11 minutes and 31 seconds

  • Day 10
  • Will Meditation Kill My Edge?

    Joseph weighs in on how mindfulness can be an asset in the workplace, by making you more focused and less reactive.

  • Quiet and Connected

    11 minutes and 40 seconds

  • Day 11
  • Don't Force It

    The all-important difference between "effort" and "efforting."

  • Feel, Don't Observe

    12 minutes and 50 seconds

  • Day 12
  • Presence v Mindfulness

    The idea of "being in the present moment" gets thrown around a lot these days, but is that the same as being mindful?

  • What is a Thought?

    13 minutes and 07 seconds

  • Day 13
  • Non-Attachment to Results

    The secret to how a mindful person manages ambition.

  • Fear

    13 minutes and 06 seconds

  • Day 14
  • Attachment v Love

    Yes, we know that we live in a world where nothing lasts, but shouldn't we be attached to the people we love? Joseph explores the difference between "love" and "attachment."

  • The Complaining Mind

    13 minutes and 04 seconds

  • Day 15
  • The Case for Kindness

    The radical, counterintuitive, and science-based case for kindness. Was Machiavelli wrong when he said it's better to be feared than loved?

  • Open Sky of the Mind

    11 minutes and 50 seconds

  • Day 16
  • Final Thoughts

    How to bring mindfulness into every aspect of your life.

  • The End of the Beginning

    11 minutes and 50 seconds

  • Just Meditate - Lightly Guided Reusable Meditations
    One Minute Counts

    One Minute Counts

    w/ Dan Harris

    Having trouble finding time? One Minute Counts. This course will help you establish a meditation habit. Meditations from Joseph, Sharon, Sebene, and more all start at one minute… then seamlessly extend to 5 or 10 minutes, if you have the time.

    Emotional Agility

    Emotional Agility

    with Oren J. Sofer

    When it comes to our emotions, we're presented with a choice: ignore them, act them out, or be mindful of them. In this course, Oren presents practical tools for responding wisely to our emotions, instead of reacting blindly.

    Pro Tips with JG

    Pro Tips with JG

    w/ Joseph Goldstein

    Joseph is back with some phenomenally useful tools he’s picked up - or invented - during five decades of practice.

    20 Questions

    20 Questions

    w/ Joseph Goldstein

    Everything you wanted to know about meditation but were afraid to ask.

    Less Distracted

    Less Distracted

    w/ Sharon Salzberg

    Meditation maestro Sharon Salzberg tackles what may be the number one complaint among meditators: distraction.

    2 Meditators In A Bar

    2 Meditators In A Bar

    with JoAnna Harper

    As it turns out, meditation and ethics is a rich topic for conversation. In this continuation of 'Do Good, Feel Good' JoAnna and our live audience tackle a diverse set of ethical dilemmas. What emerges is a practical guide to exploring how our behavior impacts our lives. PLEASE NOTE: This course has some adult content and language that may not be suitable for everyone.

    Less Distracted II

    Less Distracted II

    w/ Sharon Salzberg

    Sharon is back with a quick hit on a whole bunch of alternatives to using the breath. A must for anyone dealing with distraction.

    Do Good, Feel Good

    Do Good, Feel Good

    with JoAnna Harper

    Join JoAnna Harper (and your fellow app users) to learn about meditation and ethics. We shot this course in a Chinatown bar to make a point - there are no commandments. It's about seeing how your behavior makes you feel. PLEASE NOTE: This course has some adult content and language that may not be suitable for everyone.

    Up Your (Inner) Game

    Up Your (Inner) Game

    w/ George Mumford

    Learn how meditation makes you “zone-ready” - from the guy who taught Michael Jordan and Kobe how to meditate.

    On The Go

    On The Go

    w/ Alexis Santos

    Dan and Alexis hit the streets (and venture into Dan’s home) to learn how to work mindfulness into everyday life.

    Mindful Eating

    Mindful Eating

    w/ Dr. Judson Brewer

    Ever mindlessly eat a can of Pringles or a sleeve of Oreos, and then enter a shame spiral? Neuroscientist Jud Brewer teaches us how we can use mindfulness to eat healthier.

    Wandering Retreat

    Wandering Retreat

    w/ Jeff Warren

    Dan meets up with Jeff in NYC with a vague plan to head into the woods and meditate. Follow as they wander along, and join in their meditations.

    2 Meditators in a Car

    2 Meditators in a Car

    w/ Jeff Warren

    Learn how dedicated meditators use their practice to handle life's vicissitudes with these on-the-road conversations from Dan and Jeff's "Wandering Retreat". The guys open up about what troubles them in their own lives, and how they deal with it through meditation.

    Meditation Tour

    Meditation Tour

    w/ Jeff Warren

    The idea was ambitious… bordering on absurd: Get a rockstar tour bus, load up with a meditation teacher (Jeff Warren), and travel across America. Preview the Tour now and meditate along the way.

    10% Nicer

    10% Nicer

    w/ Sharon Salzberg

    It may sound sappy, but science suggests “lovingkindness” meditation can make you healthier, happier, and more successful.

    Communication

    Communication

    w/ Oren J. Sofer

    The course that could save your marriage - or your job. (Kidding. Kinda.) How meditation can make you a better communicator.

    Stop Ruining Your Day

    Stop Ruining Your Day

    with Anushka Fernandopulle (Part 1 of 3)

    Everything changes. Intellectually, obvious. In practice, easy to forget. Practice lessons & meditations for understanding change, a must for managing stress. This is part 1 of a 3-part series, next up: 'Unreliability' and 'No Self'.

    Part 2: Unreliability

    Part 2: Unreliability

    with Anushka Fernandopulle

    After establishing that the only thing constant about our existence is change, Dan and Anushka discuss the unreliability of the mind. While you can't be faulted for wanting a reliable mind, Anushka might cause you to reconsider your relationship with unreliability, and in turn, your relationship with happiness.

    Part 3: Not Self

    Part 3: Not Self

    with Anushka Fernandopulle

    The third rule of road - Not Self - is perhaps the most counter-intuitive. It's also incredibly useful. Join Anushka for discussion and practice that can help us not be so yanked around by 'our' thoughts and emotions.

    Live Q&A

    Live Q&A

    with 10% Happier Teachers

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