Develop mindfulness to boost your creative intelligence

Sharon Salzberg, world-renowned mindfulness leader, teaches meditation at Big Think Edge.

  • Try meditation for the first time with this guided lesson or, if you already practice, enjoy being guided by a world-renowned meditation expert.
  • Sharon Salzberg teaches mindfulness meditation for Big Think Edge.
  • Subscribe to Big Think Edge to become a powerhouse thinker and doer.

This mindfulness lesson dispels common myths about meditation and offers a simple guided meditation that you can do anywhere. With repeated practice, this meditation will help you manage your emotions and gain access to your creative intelligence.

Subscribe to Big Think Edge and you'll learn first-hand from Sharon Salzberg, a New York Times bestselling author and co-founder of the Insight Meditation Society, one of the most prominent meditation centers in the Western world. Under her guidance, you'll learn what to expect from meditation and the best ways to challenge yourself and observe your thoughts.

Meditation in the palm of your hand

In moments when you need to find focus or clear your mind for a creative task ahead, Sharon Salzberg's "Develop mindfulness" lesson for Big Think Edge is an invaluable respite and training ground for your mind – one that you can return to over and over again as your life's and career's challenges evolve.

Subscribe to Big Think Edge to boost your mental focus and gain a competitive advantage in your field.


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