Episode 261: How and Why I Meditate (Tips to Improve Your Practice)

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"People don’t often understand what you’re really doing when you’re practicing meditation. You’re enhancing your attention so that it can bring greater intention to whatever it is you're choosing to focus on."

Julianna Raye

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Today, mindfulness expert Julianna Raye and I dive deep into how I got into the practice of meditation, its initial and long-term benefits in my personal and professional life, and how it can enable all of us to both improve our individual lives and be of greater service in the world.

When the US economy crashed in 2007, I crashed with it. I lost half of my clients, couldn’t pay my mortgage, and didn’t know how to turn things around. It was at that point in my life that I started exploring the benefits of meditation and mindfulness.

As I began a daily practice, it gave me the power to be present, think more clearly, and optimize my cognitive abilities. The effects were so profound and so transformative that “Silence” became an integral part of my Miracle Morning.


  • Why I felt like I “failed” the first time I tried to meditate – and the easy solution to this problem.
  • Why meditation isn’t just the passive activity of quieting the mind.
  • How I use meditation as a fluid process to capture great ideas, set intentions, and make the most of my day.
  • My 30-day challenge to help you get started with meditation – and what you can expect as you prepare to see miracles in your own life.
  • And much more…


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