The title of my other podcast, 'The Restful Mind' Podcast will soon be changed to the '2020 Meditation' Podcast.
Over 2020, I shall add a new meditation each week as part of the 2020 Meditation Project which is a set of free resources placed online to support a paid training course that will develop over the course of the year as the ideal training to help new meditators build a sustainable independent meditation practice.
The website is:
I recorded this episode at a global corporation in the City of London that I have been teaching at since 2014.
For them, and for most people working in the square mile, this is the busiest time of the year. Many projects and deadlines finish at Christmas as does accounting periods so the stress is on.
My students here also have extremely busy lives and so fitting in a meditation practice can feel like a bridge too far.
Because of this, I taught a class that is partly stress-management and also meditation for beginners.
Stress is one of the things that gets in the way of us building a regular meditation practice. This is one of the Catch-22s of meditation. Because of this I teach stress-management early in my courses and regularly in my classes.
The Bell Meditation
The 4-6 Breaths Exercise
The Four Tens Meditation
Meditation of no Meditation