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Do you Meditate? I know of an app that won't disappoint you...

Sam Harris' "Waking Up" meditation app came out a few months ago. I've been using it since launch. It is hands down the most transformative anything I've ever done in my life. I am infinitely more confident, wise, compassionate, and loving than I ever have been. And it's only been a few months at just 10-20 minutes per day.

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The secret is that he is able to precipitate certain insights into the nature of the mind simply by talking at you. I say keep an open mind and open ear for a good 30 days and see what you think.

Have any of you Dopers been using it? Does anyone have anything bad to say about the app itself and NOT Sam Harris the person? Opinions on its efficacy? I'm going to sound crazy saying this, but I honestly think this app and the knowledge it contains can change the world. Everyone has a smartphone these days!

This is also perfect for any of you lazy Dopers still lookin for late New Years resolutions (is this a thing? 'Late' New years res?)! Sadhu!

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Old 01-15-2019, 06:08 PM
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I've enjoyed his guided meditation videos. Is there a way to use this on a desktop?
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Old 01-15-2019, 06:18 PM
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Yes, you can use an android emulator like BlueStacks. A tiny bit convuluted.

https://www.howtogeek.com/179691/4-w...ual-os-system/

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Old 01-15-2019, 06:24 PM
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I can't remember the source of this quote but it is apropos.

You don't meditate to get good at meditation, you meditate to get good at life.
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I am infinitely more confident, wise, compassionate, and loving than I ever have been.

And humble!
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Old 01-15-2019, 08:14 PM
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You should meditate for 30 minutes every day, unless your very busy. Then you should meditate for an hour.
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Oh. and I think I've kicked a hornet's nest over in Great Debates if anyone's interested!
https://boards.straightdope.com/sdmb...d.php?t=869011
Enjoy!

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Top of the muffin to you!
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