by Michael W. Taft You’re drifting in a vast spaciousness. Your body feels highly energized and very relaxed at the same time. Time melts into one, long, deliriously eternal moment. You are in your perfect… Read More »The One Mistake You’re Making in Meditation
Michael W. Taft
I first got involved in meditation because my brain hurt. As a teenage Monty Python fan, that’s how I described it at the time. What I meant was that the experience of my mind thinking… Read More »The Mental Fountain—Working with Thoughts in Meditation
Are you feeling stuck in your mindfulness practice? Did meditation lead to big, positive life changes early on, but now years later you’re just sort of treading water with no sense of making progress? Mindfulness… Read More »Escaping the Observer Trap: Free Yourself by Observing the Observer
by Michael W. Taft Does anyone you know not have a problem with too many distractions? Here in the Bay Area at least, it seems to be an epidemic—many people report feeling frazzled from the… Read More »Undoing Distraction, Technology Edition
by Michael W. Taft As meditation experts the world around have noticed over the millennia, relaxing makes concentration much easier. If you are too amped up, your system will be full of stress hormones such… Read More »Breathe and Relax for Better Concentration
Michael Taft – “The Physicality of Emotions” from Ego the Book In this short video, Michael W. Taft discusses the difference between the embodied sensation of emotions, and the conceptual understanding of emotions.