The Waking Up Course is for anyone who wants to begin the practice of mindfulness meditation, as well as for those with an established practice.
What you get:
* Daily meditations led by Sam Harris (5-15 minutes in length).
* A series of short talks by Sam Harris on a wide range of topics—including consciousness, negative and positive emotions, free will, the self, moral philosophy, the neuroscience of meditation, and more.
* A self timer for silent meditation.
* Subscribe in-app to unlock an expanding curriculum of guided meditations and short lessons.
“I’ve been incredibly impressed with this app. Whether you want to sharpen your mind or experience more peace, this can help in dramatic fashion. The power of its progression is hard to overstate.”
— Tim Ferriss
Tim Ferriss is an early-stage investor in technology companies and the author of five #1 New York Times bestsellers, including The 4-Hour Workweek and Tools of Titans. He hosts the popular podcast, The Tim Ferriss Show.
“The Waking Up Course is, hands down, the most important meditation guide I've ever used. And having Sam lead these sessions is what makes them so effective for me.”
— Peter Attia, M.D.
Peter Attia is a physician who focuses on the applied science of longevity. He trained at Stanford University, Johns Hopkins Hospital, and the National Cancer Institute. He is also a former McKinsey consultant who holds B.Sc. in mechanical engineering and applied mathematics.
About Sam Harris
Sam Harris is the author of five New York Times bestsellers, including Waking Up: A Guide to Spirituality Without Religion, and the host of the Waking Up Podcast.
His writing and public lectures cover a wide range of topics—neuroscience, meditation, moral philosophy, religion, rationality—but generally focus on how a growing understanding of ourselves and the world is changing our sense of how we should live.
Sam Harris received a degree in philosophy from Stanford University and a Ph.D. in neuroscience from UCLA.