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November 26, 2018

The Value of Meditation in a Fast-Paced World

I’m a person that’s all about productivity, living life to it’s fullest and I’m willing to do anything to optimize human functioning. That’s one of the reasons I meditate. Sitting and doing nothing you say? That doesn’t sound like a good use of time when you live a super busy lifestyle! Allow me to explain. Some of you may have heard of Tim Ferris, author of Four Hour Work Week and other works. His most recent book titled Tools of Titans is 673-page encyclopedia into the lives of today’s most influential and impactful entrepreneurs, or what he calls “world class performers”. Some of the most notable (for me) include Malcom Gladwell, Tara Brach, Wim Hof, Paulo Coelho, and Brene Brown, His book can also be described as a compilation of the numerous interviews he’s conducted over the years on his podcast, The Tim Ferris Show. He found that over 80% of these idols/icons/titans/billionaires practice some form of meditation in their daily routine. Meditation, you think to yourself, might as well be synonymous with the word fluff. Let’s make it a little more concrete and research-based. There are many different kinds of meditation. Meditation can vary according to the way meditation is […]