Tuesday

Sharon Salzberg, World-Renowned Meditation Teacher
BY the tim ferriss show

Duration: 25 min. Start at 17'45. End at 43'05.

Summary:

  • 17'45: When people think it doesn't work for them, it is good to lower expectations
  • 20'50: The most important is not to not have thoughts but to gently come back to your anchor point when you start having them
  • 24'45: Is there a minimum effective dose?
  • 28'12: 3 important things: concentration, mindfulness and compassion
  • 31'21: Loving-kindness practice
  • 35'40: Self-compassion and how to be kinder to yourself
  • 41'03: What do you recommend when you start being angry?

About the speaker:

 “You yourself, as much as anybody in the entire universe, deserve your love and affection” ― Sharon Salzberg

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Sharon Salzberg is a central figure in the field of meditation, a world-renowned teacher, and New York Times bestselling author of Real Happiness: The Power of Meditation: A 28-Day Program. Sharon has played a crucial role in bringing meditation and mindfulness practices to the West and into mainstream culture since 1974, when she first began teaching. She is the co-founder of the Insight Meditation Society in Barre, MA, and she has written ten books -- from her seminal Lovingkindness: The Revolutionary Art of Happiness to her latest, Real Love: The Art of Mindful Connection. Sharon offers a secular and modern approach to Buddhist teachings, making them more accessible. She is a regular columnist for On Being, a contributor to Huffington Post, and the host of her own podcast: The Metta Hour.