880: Jake Ducey Talks About His Most Transformative Habit: Meditation (R)

880: Jake Ducey Talks About His Most Transformative Habit: Meditation (R)

Jake Ducey is a three-time published author with Penguin/Random-House (The Purpose Principles, Into the Wind and Profit From Happiness).  He is an inspiration man whose goal is to help people live a more purposeful life.

Despite his many accomplishments, I have asked Jake to ZEN commuter to talk about the one thing that gives him the calm and confidence to change the world in such a profound way.   He and I spend a half hour talking about his meditation practice and how it has transformed his life.  I am sure you will find many bits of wisdom to helping you start your own practice or enhance the one you already have.

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879: 6 Ways You Are Not Loving, and a Challenge to Change

879: 6 Ways You Are Not Loving, and a Challenge to Change

A few weeks back I had the pleasure of meeting Scott Stabile, the author of Big Love.  We talked about a variety of topics that add a sense of peace to our lives, and hopefully to listeners as well.  I bring him up today because I wanted to talk about something we both believe in, Love.  We all try to be the best versions of ourselves, but as you will find out today, there are times when we are less than loving.  Thankfully I will talk about solutions to all five I mention.

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878: Giovanni Dienstmann: Founder of Liveanddare.com shares His Meditative Journey

878: Giovanni Dienstmann: Founder of Liveanddare.com shares His Meditative Journey

Giovanni Dienstmann is a writer, meditation teacher and seeker of knowledge. As the founder of Liveanddare.com, he is dedicated to expanding knowledge about mindfulness and meditation as well as spirituality. I am so pleased to have him on the podcast to discuss his practice and the ways he instills confidence in his listeners and readers to start their own.

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877: John Lee Dumas: Meditation Hardware, Deism and Mindfulness

877: John Lee Dumas: Meditation Hardware, Deism and Mindfulness

John Lee Dumas is the host of EOFire, an award winning Podcast where he interviews today's most successful Entrepreneurs 7-days a week. JLD has grown EOFire into a multi-million dollar a year business with over 1500 interviews and 1.5 million monthly listens. He's the author of The Freedom Journal and The Mastery Journal, two of the most funded publishing campaigns of all time on Kickstarter. Even with all those accomplishments, I wanted to sit down with him to talk about how meditation helps him in his day to day life.

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875: How to Meditate: Learning How to Observe Your Thoughts

875: How to Meditate: Learning How to Observe Your Thoughts

Beginners to meditation have a difficult time seeing their thoughts as objects, as things.  They either become frustrated that they haven't been able to rid their minds of pervasive thoughts, or they follow a thought, adding emotion along with the journey.  Ultimately, as beginners become more adept, they will train their minds to see thoughts as things, to view them objectively.  Today is the perfect start to that goal.

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