pure embodied awareness

Pure Embodied Awareness – Deconstructing Yourself

Guided nondual meditation by Michael Taft at the San Francisco Dharma Collective. Meditation lasts 1 hour, followed by dharma talk and questions. When we allow awareness to simply and directly…

Loch Kelly

Nonduality and Awake Awareness, with Loch Kelly

Nondual teacher and psychotherapist Loch Kelly speaks with host Michael Taft about what nondualism is, schools of effort vs. non-effort (and those in between), the five foundations of effortless mindfulness,…

reversing the stack

Reversing the Stack—A Nondual Practice Map—Transcript

The following is a transcript of this podcast episode: Transcript Introduction: Welcome to Deconstructing Yourself, the podcast for modern mutants interested in meditation, awakening, emptiness, post-, non-, and un-Buddhism, hardcore…

The One Real Miracle - Deconstructing Yourself

The One Real Miracle – Deconstructing Yourself

Guided nondual meditation by Michael Taft at the San Francisco Dharma Collective.Meditation starts almost at the beginning, and lasts for one hour. Then a dharma talk followed by Q&A. The…

Talking about Self-Awareness and Anxiety (with Hello Monday’s Jessi Hempel)

Strategies for Managing Day-to-Day Anxiety

MORRA AARONS-MELE: I’m Morra Aarons-Mele, and this is The Anxious Achiever. Each episode, we look at stories from business leaders who have dealt with anxiety, depression, or other mental health…

MC Owens

Meditating with Buddhist Sutras, with Michael Owens

Host Michael Taft speaks with Michael Owens, a Buddhist teacher and author, about being a monk in Taiwan, Buddhist sutras as portals to alternate realities, understanding dependent origination, the nondual…

Talking about Self-Awareness and Anxiety (with Hello Monday’s Jessi Hempel)

Designing the Mentally Healthy Workplace

MORRA AARONS-MELE: I’m Morra Aarons-Mele, and this is The Anxious Achiever. Each episode, we look at stories from business leaders who have dealt with anxiety, depression, or other mental health…

nature of mind

Realizing the Nature of Mind

Hour-long guided nondual meditation by Michael Taft at the San Francisco Dharma Collective. 15 min of shamatha (relaxing and focusing). Then we dive into finding the source of thought. Then…

is a map of thedeconstructing sensory experience

Deconstructing Sensory Experience — a Transcript

The following is a transcript of this podcast episode: Transcript Introduction: Welcome to Deconstructing Yourself, the podcast for modern mutants interested in meditation, awakening, emptiness, post-, non-, and un-Buddhism, hardcore…

Talking about Self-Awareness and Anxiety (with Hello Monday’s Jessi Hempel)

Mental Health in the Office: Difficult Conversations

MORRA AARONS-MELE: I’m Morra Aarons-Mele, and this is The Anxious Achiever. Each episode, we look at stories from business leaders who have dealt with anxiety, depression, or other mental health…