Concentration master Leigh Brasington talks with Michael W. Taft about the jhanas, a Buddhist system of eight altered states of consciousness that arise in states of high concentration. The conversation dives deep into practicing each… Read More »Diving Deep into the Jhanas, with guest Leigh Brasington
More than you ever wanted to know about the etymology and history of words for attentional stability by Michael W. Taft The Oxford English Dictionary defines the meaning of concentration as: The keeping of the… Read More »What Is the Meaning of Concentration and Focus?
by Michael W. Taft Are you having trouble staying focused on your tax return? Is texting so fascinating that you can’t keep your eyes on the road? Concentration can be difficult for all of us,… Read More »Five Amazingly Powerful Secrets of Concentration
by Michael W. Taft Concentration is the eternal secret of every mortal achievement – Stefan Zweig There is an ancient story from India that tells of five young princes who were practicing archery in the… Read More »Concentration: An Iterative Approach to Focusing the Mind