How Mindfulness Actually Works

Zat Rana
Zat Rana
Jan 29, 2018 · 6 min read

Gary Weber estimates that he has clocked over 30,000 hours of meditation and yoga.

It all began in 1972. As a 29-year-old Ph.D. student at Penn State University, he felt that he was struggling for control over his own brain. Like many of us, it frustrated him that he couldn’t manage the constant stream of thoughts roaming around in his consciousness.