Top TED talks on Meditation

As we know that TED talks show is the best way to learn something new everyday from the best people around the world. There are lot of TED talks on mediation and mindfulness practices of meditation. Here is a list of my favourite talks on meditation and its impact on your daily routine life.

Mindfulness meditation is the best way to reduce stress in your daily routine without doing any extra effort. Even you do not need to sit in silent for the sake of doing meditation. Below talk is all about mindful meditation. One of the most popular mobile app Headspace founder Andy Puddicombe describes the transformative power of doing just that: Refreshing your mind for 10 minutes a day, simply by being mindful and experiencing the present moment. When is the last time you did absolutely nothing for 10 whole minutes? Not texting, talking or even thinking? Listen below talk from mindfulness expert Andy Puddicombe.

Next talk is about breaking your bad habit through mindfulness or say mindful mediation. Do you want to quit a habit which you are trying to come out since a long but not able to stick your goal, listen to this TED talk from psychiatrist Judson Brewer. Can we break bad habits by being more curious about them? Judson Brewer studies the relationship between mindfulness and addiction — from smoking to overeating to all those other things we do even though we know they’re bad for us. Learn more about the mechanism of habit development and discover a simple but profound tactic that might help you beat your next urge to smoke, snack or check a text while driving.

Shawn Achor says if we can find a way of becoming positive in the present, then our brains work even more successfully as we’re able to work harder, faster and more intelligently. In this fast-moving and very funny talk, psychologist Shawn Achor argues that, actually, happiness inspires us to be more productive. Watch this talk to know the secret of being happy.

Do you want happiness in your life? Obviously yes, there would be hardly a single person in this planet who doesn’t want to be happy but how you get happiness, what are those things which make you happy in true sense? Buddhist monk Matthieu Ricard says we can train our minds in habits of well-being, to generate a true sense of serenity and fulfilment. According to Matthieu Ricard its very easy to be happy in true sense, listen below talk to figure out how.

In this constantly moving world is there any way to remain calm and peaceful? If you closely look at yourself or others, you will observe that everybody is running fast as there is some race which all of us want to win. But nobody knows in which race they are running. Since everyone is running so we are. We are surrounded with fast pace technology, high speed computers, electronic gadgets and lot more other stuff which is making our mind constantly working or thinking something every bit. We need to pause our mind and make ourself still for sometime to enjoy the life or environment around us. Renowned traveller Pico Iyer takes a look at the incredible insight that comes with taking time for stillness. In our world of constant movement and distraction, he teases out strategies we all can use to take back a few minutes out of every day, or a few days out of every season. He names it “Art of Stillness”.

I hope your enjoyed watching and listening these amazing TED talks. Let me know if you want to add any other talk in this list so that other people can learn and get benefited from this.


Originally published at www.anshuljohri.com on August 29, 2016.