My new book – The Travelling Ape: What Travelling (Nearly) Everywhere Taught Me about Humanity, Geopolitics, and Happiness – is out now.
While we revere ‘great thinkers’, too much thinking is the path to misery.
The rise of meditation apps has been an amazing thing for global mental health. Here’s why.
Training your mind – meditation – sounds like it should be easy. But it often isn’t. Here are some tips to set you on your way.
Despite their ‘woo woo’ reputation, silent retreats can be transformative. Everyone should try a retreat at least once.
Many people think meditating is incompatible with wanting a successful career. Flatly, this is wrong. Nothing will boost your career like meditation will.
Meditation has a reputation for being unscientific. But this is changing. Scientists are now showing that meditation is very good for you indeed.
Ever tried a silent meditation retreat? I didn’t think so. Well, a ‘10-Day Silent Torture Prison’ would be more accurate name for it, as I discovered in Northern India.