Thought I'd keep the white jeans on sandy beach meditation teacher vibe going... But as you can see I’m not a robe kind of guy. I’m a skeptic and had always associated meditation with religion or having to join a cult. I was also under the illusion that meditation and mindset practices were about clearing your thoughts which is basically impossible, there is so much more to it, and it’s easy.
Throughout my life both at work and socially, I had never felt like I was operating at my fullest potential. I always felt I could be more productive, happier, and more intelligent.
The turning point in me deciding to learn to meditate was when I realised that experiencing anxiety and negative thoughts weren’t things we just had to push through. I saw the science supporting meditation and the importance of looking after our brain and nervous systems, and figured out that not only do most of the high performers around the world meditate, but you can do it anywhere and still remain engaged in the world.
After experiencing the benefits both personally and in people around me I decided to learn to become a teacher. To do this I had over three years of daily practice under my belt and then undertook another 18 months of study and further daily advanced meditation.