You Need To Meditate: A Journey In Vipassana Meditation



The Anchor Radio Station about meditation- focusing on Vipassana Meditation. I have meditated for 500+ hours so far, but haven't practiced in over 2 years. Follow me on my journey to learn about Vipassana Meditation and the benefits of practicing!


  • Meditation App

    13/01/2018 Duration: 04min

    A meditation check in from our favorite guest, Gerad from Slangsmith Radio! Check out his station at ❤❤❤ I also discovered the app available on Apple and android platforms! Definitely worth checking out for easy access to info about Vipassana Meditation

  • Vipassana Connections

    12/01/2018 Duration: 22min

    My ~1 month anniversary on Anchor! Making more Vipassana Meditation connections: discussing preparation for a course, connecting with a local meditator and giving info about local meditation centres. Gerad from Slangsmith Radio gets a gold star (a metaphorical one) for his impressive efforts in his meditation practice. Thank you for listening

  • A Different Type Of Meditation

    11/01/2018 Duration: 13min

    In this episode I discuss gratitude and how short life can be, and the importance of making every day count. I give info on how and where to find info about the 10 day Vipassana Meditation courses and talk about how Vipassana is so different from most types of meditation that it should have a different name

  • The Kidney Stone Episode

    08/01/2018 Duration: 11min

    Apparently kidney stones are the worst pain you can feel. They're not thaaat bad! Thank you for your support ⚓❤❤

  • Try To Try Without Trying

    05/01/2018 Duration: 23min

    In this episode I explained what I remembered all of a sudden about how I was introduced to Vipassana Meditation: at a temple stay in Korea, I binged read The Art Of Living by William Hart and SN Goenka. ⚓Gerad calls in and lets me know that I accurately predicted how his meditation session would go based on his last check in, oops! I re- shared my segment on Vipassana Meditation vs. Other meditation and relaxation techniques in anticipation of answering ⚓Lou's call in that I plan on sharing soon! Healthy Self calls in with a meditation technique he was able to help his young son with. ⚓Fire Ant Lisa chimes in with a whole hearted agreement on what I told Gerad about neti pots

  • Neti Pots And Whiteboards

    04/01/2018 Duration: 12min

    Meditation rollercoasters: if you have a good and deep meditation session, don't be surprised if your next time sitting is quite difficult! Gerad from Slangsmith Radio needs to get a neti pot! Loving each new connection I make on Anchor! Thank you for listening ⚓❤⚓

  • Worries & Strong Determination

    03/01/2018 Duration: 20min

    Panic! Gerad from Slangsmith Radio didn't call in with his meditation check in this morning! I was worried that something went horribly wrong... but he was fine

  • Making Adjustments Meditating

    02/01/2018 Duration: 03min

    Gerad from Slangsmith Radio calls in with a meditation check in where he finds that he's holding some resistance to/In his meditation practice. I offer some advice on making physical adjustments when necessary during meditation to avoid disrupting the mind and continuing your mindfulness. Thank you for listening ❤❤❤

  • Monkey Minds And Equanimity

    01/01/2018 Duration: 04min

    Tis the season of chaos and craziness! Monkey minds are running rampant! Gerad from Slangsmith Radio and Allison from WHP Radio BOTH called in with difficulty reigning in their wandering minds. These difficult meditation sessions are just as beneficial as the super focused ones though, and I introduce the concept of equanimity. Thank you for joining me in my journey in Vipassana Meditation! ❤❤❤

  • The Challenge isn't easy!

    31/12/2017 Duration: 02min

    In the last episode I challenged Gerad from Slangsmith Radio to the Meditation Challenge! It's not easy! He's totally up for the challenge but discusses how hard it is to start at it. It sounds like my first time! Thank you for listening, sharing, applause and giving my station a favorite! Don't forget to check out for Vipassana Meditation courses near you!

  • A Meditation Challenge

    30/12/2017 Duration: 07min

    Check in with Gerad from Slangsmith Radio about his meditation. I challenge him in his next meditation session to help advance his practice. Also some info on some movies available on YouTube to check out: "Doing time, Doing Vipassana" and "The Dhamma Brothers" In the time of the Buddha it was said that the clock of Vipassana has struck, meaning that it is time for the people of the world to hear about the technique and start practicing this type of meditation.

  • Tossing And Turning

    29/12/2017 Duration: 09min

    In this episode of You Need to Meditate I discuss the new anchor channel called My Anchor Intro, such a cool concept and I highly recommend that you check it out! Gerad from Slangsmith Radio checks in with issues getting out of bed to meditate after he tossed and turned all night so I try to help him out with some tips for making it through the nights when sleep doesn't come easy. Thank you for listening ❤❤

  • Coffee addiction & Holding On

    28/12/2017 Duration: 10min

    You need to meditate! Join us for more discussions about meditation. I specifically practice techniques of meditation that are taught in 10 day Vipassana courses at ❤ check them out to find one near you! (By donation!

  • Meditation With Slangsmith

    27/12/2017 Duration: 09min

    The lovely Gerad (idk how you spell it) from Slangsmith Radio calls in to check in on his meditation practice. We discuss fear of losing ideas that come up during meditation and how to deal with craving coffee while you sit.

  • Metta And Meditation Check Ins

    25/12/2017 Duration: 07min

    Meditation check Ins with ❤Slangsmith Radio❤ Check them out here on Anchor! Thank you thank you thank you, I finally meditated!! We discuss bodily pain during meditation. Ending with some Metta for the holidays. Metta means loving kindness and Vipassana meditation sessions commonly end by sending Metta to everyone. Thank you for listening and favoriting ❤❤❤

  • Meditation And Buttered Toast

    22/12/2017 Duration: 13min

    In this episode I go into more depth about the schedule for the 10 day Vipassana Meditation course; including talking about how amazing the food is, banging the gong at 4:20, and the impact of a buttered toast addiction on your meditation practice

  • Straight from The Buddha

    21/12/2017 Duration: 12min

    In this episode I explain that Vipassana Meditation is the technique of meditation discovered by Gautama the Buddha, which led to his enlightenment. You'll hear more about how the technique has spread all over the world, only from donations from students. Thank you for listening and favoriting my station!

  • Short n Sweet Intro To Goenka

    20/12/2017 Duration: 02min

    Still getting used to anchor; I totally missed making an episode out of previous content before it expired. Here's a quick intro to who SN Goenka is... I meant to add more segments but ended up having a super busy day. Thanks for listening and favoriting my station! ❤❤

  • Call Ins and Connections

    17/12/2017 Duration: 04min

    Intro by IAM RADIO

  • All About The Course!

    16/12/2017 Duration: 26min

    I started off with chanting by SN Goenka. This chanting is played early in the morning in the meditation hall at the Vipassana Meditation courses. In this episode I explain more about the course and how amazing the whole experience is. Thank you for listening! Don't forget to favorite my station if you want to learn more!

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