7 Meditation Talks to Inspire You

Meditation isn't something you just do by yourself. Here are talks from leaders in the mindfulness world to support your practice.

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Step Out of The Way

By Judson Brewer
Why is the state of flow— moments where everything comes together in some almost magical way—so hard to achieve? In this TED Talk, a neuroscientist and mindfulness expert shows how we ourselves are the only barrier keeping us from flow.

Radical Acceptance

By Tara Brach
“If we’re at war with ourselves, we can’t feel love and connection with our world,” Brach says. The DC-based instructor looks at how mindfulness and heartfulness can dissolve what she calls “the trance of unworthiness” and reveal the loving awareness that is our essence.

Find The Space to Lead

By Janice Marturano
What is mindful leadership? Marturano, founder of the Institute for Mindful Leadership, shows what it is, why it’s critically important, and how it can be cultivated.

Be Here Now

By Jon Kabat-Zinn
In this YouTube video, the developer of the Mindfulness-Based Stress Reduction program and author of Full Catastrophe Living and Wherever You Go There You Are talks about cultivating mindfulness and integrating it moment-by-moment in our lives.

Can Happiness Be Hardwired?

By Rick Hanson
Why are our brains like Velcro for the bad and Teflon on for the good? In this podcast, the acclaimed neuroscientist and author talks about how we can deepen our experiences and rewire our ever-changing brains.

Love Yourself

By Diana Winston
Winston shows how to work with hindrances that arise when we practice and talks about the power of loving-kindness—a simple tool that can help us cultivate self-compassion and recognize our shared humanity.

Mindfulness: What It Is and Is Not

By Joseph Goldstein
“This is all you really need to know: It’s sitting or standing or any posture and simply being aware of what arises and then seeing what we learn from being aware,” Goldstein says. Sounds simple, right? Yes—except when it’s not. Sit back and enjoy one of the leading figures in the mindfulness community.