In our fast-paced and often chaotic lives, finding moments of tranquility and inner calm has become more important than ever. For many, it has also become more challenging. The constant buzz of technology, the demands of work and daily responsibilities, and the never-ending stream of information can leave us feeling overwhelmed and disconnected from our own sense of peace.
This course is a step-by-step guide to understanding and practicing meditation, helping you tap into the incredible power of a calm and centered mind.
Meditation is more than just a practice; it's a path to discovering the innate wisdom that resides within you. Whether you're a curious beginner seeking peace in the midst of life's chaos, or someone experienced aiming to deepen their practice, the How to Meditate course offers a comprehensive roadmap to embracing the transformative potential of meditation.
Meditation helps us see beyond the constant inner dialogue of thoughts, stories, plans, anxieties, fears, stresses, and judgments, and allows us to come back home to our bodies and to the reality of the present moment. In doing so, mindfulness helps us rediscover the many elements of freedom, peace and joy that are available to us in the present moment.
It helps us touch the joy of being alive here and now, it frees us from our limiting stories, negative thoughts and unconscious habits, and it helps us develop a deeper understanding of ourselves and the world we live in
Meditation was traditionally taught in stages to help practitioners systematically develop in their meditation practice. This course teaches the fundamental stages of meditation and how you can use them to progress in your practice.
Staying consistent with a regular meditation practice can be challenging. In this course, you'll learn how to start and stick with your practice by overcoming common obstacles.
Peace comes from within, but most of us seek it in external things. This course will show you how you can generate your own inner peace and happiness through meditation and self-understanding.
Joseph P. Kauffman is an author, mindfulness teacher, and the founder of Conscious Collective. He has published 9 books on mindfulness, meditation, and spirituality.
At age 16, Joseph had a spontaneous mystical experience that gave him a deep insight into the oneness of life. After this experience, he began passionately studying and practicing Eastern philosophy and spirituality.
Joseph has studied extensively the philosophies of various schools of Buddhism, Zen, Yoga, Vedanta, Taoism, and Shamanism and has sought to integrate these ancient philosophies with modern understandings of psychology, neurology, and physics. His curiosity to learn has drawn him to travel abroad and study in India, China, Japan, Nepal, Peru and Guatemala, participating in numerous trainings and retreats and learning from many different teachers and traditions.
Joseph’s journey has brought him to a deep understanding of life and of the importance of mindfulness and meditation as tools for self-discovery and liberation. Now, it’s Joseph's mission to share the wisdom he has received from his studies and to help people experience greater happiness, health, connection and freedom in their lives.
“Learning meditation with Joseph has helped me transform my life. He's a great teacher. I have incorporated his teachings into my everyday routine, and I carry that inner peace I have always craved and bring a new level of focus and intention to each day.”
-Adam Healey, West Virginia
Join today and get a free PDF download of Joseph's book "Awake to What Is: Discovering Peace in the Present Moment."
Is this course good for beginners?
Yes! This course was designed to provide a solid foundation for a meditation practice. It is great for those new to meditation and for experienced practitioners that want to deepen their practice.
Do I need to be trained in meditation to take this course?
No. No previous experience or training is necessary. This course is great for people beginning a meditation practice.
Do I need a special place to meditate?
Nope. Just a cushion or chair and a few minutes to yourself. It can be helpful though to create a space in your house or room that is dedicated solely to meditation.
Will this course teach me how to practice on my own?
Absolutely. The purpose of this course is to help you develop your own meditation practice.
Are there guided meditations in this course?
Yes. There are 8 guided meditation practices in this course.
I work a demanding job, will I have time to complete this course?
Definitely. This course is self-paced and you can take it whenever it is convenient for you.
Do I have to practice at the same time each day?
No. You can practice anytime that works best for you. However, it may be helpful to pick a regular time for your practice to help you build the habit of daily meditation practice.
Do I need any certain software to take this course?
No, this course is hosted through this website, so there is no need to download any software. Once you purchase the course you will have an account on the website where you can access your library of downloaded courses.
Is this course for anybody?
Yes. Anyone interested in mindfulness and meditation can take this course.
What comes with this course?
In this course, you get video lessons, in-depth written articles on the teaching topics, 8 guided meditation practices, 7+ hours of instruction, and a downloadable PDF copy of Joseph P. Kauffman's book "Awake to What Is."
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