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Reduce Stress, Relax Your Mind and Succeed in Meditation Without Really Trying with Light Watkins

Reduce Stress, Relax Your Mind and Succeed in Meditation Without Really Trying with Light Watkins

Update: 2023-07-262
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#126: Light Watkins joins Chris to delve into the world of meditation, unraveling common misconceptions, while exploring various methods to integrate meditation into your daily routine and stay consistent without trying too hard. They share insightful hacks to stay present, prioritize actions and find your purpose. They also dive into topics such as happiness, accountability and minimalism, in addition to revealing must-visit spots in Mexico City.

Light Watkins (@lightwatkins) is a meditation coach and thought leader who has spoken and consulted at Fortune 500 companies around the world on the topics of wellness, purpose, and enlightened leadership. He has written many books about meditation and developed the concept of ‘Spiritual Minimalism’, which he discusses in his newly released book 'Travel Light: Spiritual Minimalism to Live a More Fulfilled Life'. Light is also the host of The Light Watkins Show.

Link to Full Show Notes: https://www.allthehacks.com/effortless-meditation


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Resources Mentioned

Light Watkins: Website | Instagram | Podcast

Dr. Herbert Benson’s book: The Relaxation Response

Mexico City Recommendations:


Full Show Notes

(01:30 ) What People Are Getting Wrong about Starting Meditation

(04:15 ) The Scientific Impact of the Minimalistic Approach

(06:33 ) The Relaxation Response Explained

(09:31 ) How to Meditate Consistently without Trying Too Hard

(15:55 ) The Process to Get Started on Meditation

(18:46 ) How to Navigate Your Thoughts during Meditation

(21:11 ) Using Your Heart Voice As Your Internal GPS

(21:50 ) Tips for Paying Attention or Prioritizing

(24:41 ) Hacks for Being More Present

(29:02 ) Happiness: Looking for Happiness vs. Feeling It

(33:49 ) Transitioning to Doing Something You Love

(42:42 ) How to Prioritize Actions to Make Your Life Better

(46:09 ) The Minimum Commitment to Make Meditation a Habit

(47:37 ) Different Ways to Stay Accountable

(49:21 ) Benefits of Being a Minimalist

(56:15 ) The Minimalist Approach to Working Out

(01:00:13 ) Light's Mexico City Recommendations


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Reduce Stress, Relax Your Mind and Succeed in Meditation Without Really Trying with Light Watkins

Reduce Stress, Relax Your Mind and Succeed in Meditation Without Really Trying with Light Watkins

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