Waking Up with Sam Harris

Waking Up with Sam Harris

By Waking Up Course, LLC

  • Category: Health & Fitness
  • Release Date: 2018-09-21
  • Current Version: 1.0.1
  • Adult Rating: 4+
  • File Size: 24.30 MB
  • Developer: Waking Up Course, LLC
  • Compatibility: Requires iOS 11.4 or later.
Score: 5
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Description

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. WAKING UP SUBSCRIPTIONS AND TERMS Waking Up offers two introductory auto-renewing subscriptions: $7.99 per month $59.99 per year Your subscription to Waking Up will automatically renew, unless you disable auto-renew at least 24 hours before the current period ends. You can turn off auto-renew or manage your subscription from your iTunes Store account settings. Payment will be charged to your iTunes account. You can read more about our terms and conditions here: Terms of Service: https://wakingup.com/terms-of-service/ Privacy Policy: https://wakingup.com/privacy-policy/

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  • Incredibly useful

    5
    By alexgrunyangso
    Well designed and has useful meditations. Definitely buying the subscription.
  • I literally cannot believe it

    5
    By Kaspen82
    You know that state where no thoughts enters your mind and you are totally in the now? I managed to hold that for a whole minute. I just want to do this more and more and more. For the first time I’m truly getting it!!!
  • Orthogonal Thoughts and Planted Flags

    5
    By AppzMazter
    Great app. Sam brings a clarity to meditation while leaving out all the “woo-woo.” If I could waive a magic wand I’d make this app free for all American public school students. If changing the world through conversation is Sam’s goal, what better way to improve the future of conversation and our nation by gifting this app to the future teachers, armed forces members, lawyers, doctors, nurses, prison guards, prisoners, etc., of this country. It’s not as if Sam’s main demographic (20-50 year old white males?) would be less inclined to buy the app if it so happened to be free for all the public school students. Either way I’m loving this app and using it as preparation for a 10 Day vippasanna retreat. “And without further ado I bring you...”
  • Creative app

    5
    By b9pip
    Sam’s voice has become a soothing and trustful sound. I guess for me, it started with his words of reason that made so much sense ( Waking Up and his podcasts) He explains concepts so clearly, whether it is in a political issue, morality or ethics and now in meditation. I have learned so much about my own thought process through meditation these past years. I find this app creative and I look forward to continuing with it. So grateful. Thank you. It feels like one could sit down and have tea or coffee with the guy and chat. Thanks to all who support Sam Harris in his work. I like the graduated steps of the app. !
  • Hands down the best meditation app

    5
    By bretlemke
    Sam Harris’ daily guided meditation instruction is the best I’ve found yet. I liked calm and the other apps but I found Sams instructions easy to understand. If you’re thinking about meditating get this app. If you meditate and like guided meditations, get this app. If you enjoy dharma talks, get this app.
  • Waking Up with Sam Harris

    5
    By Udan7
    Great for meditators new or old. Been meditating for years and was first reluctant to pay for something that can be done for free, but after sampling the first two days of guided practices, I am thinking it might be worth it. Would like to see added content ensure the app does not have diminishing returns. Thanks Sam for all the work and effort that went into creating this helpful tool.
  • No unnecessary woo woo

    5
    By cjgoeson
    Just excellent.
  • Invaluable

    5
    By MJC2020
    I have tried a few different meditation apps over the years but this is the only one I’ve been able to stick with consistently. It’s much different than what I’ve done before because it delves into the nature of consciousness and explores areas that I’ve never been exposed to before using this app. It’s been invaluable to me and it’s helped me to develop a consistent meditation practice.
  • Wake up

    5
    By Mdzbarros
    A perfect meditation app!
  • Darned good

    5
    By golgikanji
    Meditator since 1968. Sam’s app is strong. The meditation component especially so. Good balance of verbal instruction & suggestions vs quietness. Also a good balance of vipassana vs direct path (advaita Vedanta, dzogchen). I have tried all of the guided meditations. This is the best by far for me. My only meek criticism is that the meditations are 10min duration. Thus I listen to 6 per session, and burn through what are available in a week (43 are available). I am now on my third round of repeating sessions 12-43–and the merits are sufficient that repeats retain their usefulness. I am stoked to have this aid. Great job, Sam and colleagues—you have a winner here.

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