I had heard about Vipassana from my boss. The first four times he brought it up I nodded silently while thinking you’ve got to be fucking crazy. For some reason, the fifth time he brought it up, I noticed a shift and was suddenly open to the idea. Within an hour I had found the website and located a time and place that was far enough in the future that it would still feel far away for some time. Those six months dissolved at rapid speed and before I knew it I was schlepping my way to San Francisco. … More Adventures in Vipassana Meditation (aka that time I wore sweatpants for 10 consecutive days)
If you are a human being living in the 21st century you have probably been exposed to a life-philosophy/holistic preaching called mindfulness. To be short, mindfulness is being fully present and aware in any given moment. According to Buddah, mindfulness is one of the steps on the eight-fold path to enlightenment. Buddah reasoned that mindfulness … More Mindfulness: But what if the moment sucks?