Pragmatic dharma teacher Kenneth Folk and host Michael W. Taft look at suffering machines, ways to suspend the necessary conditions for suffering, The Terminator, state chasing, and getting the cosmic joke. Kenneth Folk is an… Read More »The Cosmic Joke – with Kenneth Folk
Pragmatic dharma teacher Kenneth Folk and host Michael W. Taft discuss what it means to be mindful, various definitions of being mindful in the moment, the trouble with remaining mindful during an entire sit, and… Read More »Am I Mindful Right Now? with guest Kenneth Folk
by Michael W. Taft I remember throwing out my back one time, which caused terrible pain in one leg. I went to doctors, chiropractors, took medications, all of which helped. But still as I was… Read More »Pain Relief with Mindfulness: The Safe Haven
Michael W. Taft was recently interviewed about mindfulness meditation by the fabulous David McRaney on his podcast “You Are Not So Smart.” Click the white arrow in the red circle below to listen to the… Read More »Willfully Altering Your Brain: An Interview with Michael W. Taft
Help me make this book a reality at Indiegogo — Michael Taft “Michael Taft is steeped in practice and deeply trained in multiple traditions. He is extremely articulate about subtle states of mind and important distinctions in… Read More »Want to Learn Meditation without Religion?
Once a week Rip van Wafels invites an inspirational member of our local community to share their story with us. They talk, we listen, we ask lots of questions – and we all enjoy great… Read More »Michael Talks Meditation at SF Start Up
by Julianna Raye It always amazes me how quick people are to judge themselves if they’ve tried meditating and didn’t drop into ecstatic transcendence on the first go. People seem to believe meditation shouldn’t require… Read More »5 Goals You Should Shoot For With A Mindfulness Practice