Check out Adam’s meditations recorded on the Insight Timer phone app / website:
Finding Your Meditation Posture
This guided instruction helps you to begin your meditation practice supported by a physical posture that is solid, relaxed, balanced, comfortable, aligned, easeful, upright, and open. It is appropriate for people sitting on a cushion, bench, or chair.
Forest Waterfall Visualization For Relaxation And Sleep
Open into a deeper relaxation, calm, comfort, and ease with this visualization of a serene forest waterfall. This meditation is perfect for falling into restful sleep, as well as for stress reduction or any time you would like to find healthy refreshment.
Listen to In-Depth Multi-Hour Classes That Adam Has Presented Through Shinzen Young’s Home Practice Program and in other venues:
Mindfulness And ADHD
● July 16+17, 2022 Audio for All Days, Day One Video (2GB), Day Two Video (2GB)
● September 27, 2021
● October 27, 2018
Meditation and mindfulness are perfect natural tools to find grounding, ease, clarity, and energy when facing the agitation, low motivation, and distraction of ADHD/ADD. This course covers:
• How meditation can help cultivate a mind that is more focused, concentrated, stable, and collected
• How meditation can help turn agitation, anxiety, and restlessness into ease, calm, and steadiness
• The freedom of being aware of a wild, scattered, tangled mind as it is, to create spaciousness, ease, and clarity
• How meditation can help to cultivate self-friendliness and self-compassion
• Taking breaks during the day to be mindful and recharge one’s mental batteries
• How mindfulness can help to stay aware and snap out of hyperfocus
• How mindfulness can help make all experiences more rich, interesting, and fulfilling
• The value of mindfully doing one thing at a time, and how that leads to greater productivity
• How mindful interpersonal presence practice can create more comfort and openness around others
• General ADHD life skills
Death As A Motivator For Life
● January 22, 2022
● July 14, 2018
This course explores how keeping a regular mindfulness of our inevitable death can bring more inspiration, motivation, energy, richness, clarity, and depth to our experience of life. Includes information on how to transmute fear of death into spiritual connection. The program includes both lecture and contemplative exercises, and draws from such diverse sources as traditional Theravada and Zen Buddhism, Goethe, Ramana Maharshi, Ram Dass, Stephen Covey, Kierkegaard, Osho, Steve Jobs, and more.
Practical Tips for Regular Meditation Practice
● February 13, 2021
This session explore best practices and options for how to set up a more stable and reliable meditation practice. It covers subjects like: where to meditate, at what time of day, for how long, how to know which techniques to deploy, what to do if having a hard time getting it going, and the value of connecting with others in practice. The goal is to help create a more steady, easeful, and regular practice, and is designed to be useful to people at all levels of experience. There are also some breaks for some body mindfulness practice.
Meditations For Falling Asleep At Night
● Video from November 13 and 14, 2021
● July 12, 2020
Exploring use of awareness, visualization, and mindfulness to soothe insomnia and ease into restful sleep. Includes the practice of techniques including elongation of the breath, progressive relaxation of the body, mindfulness of body rest states, and visualization of tranquil scenes. Also discusses paradigms and information about meditation for sleep and healthy sleep tips in general. (First presented ) //
Meditation On Sound And Hearing
● June 5, 2021
Many people find meditating on external sound to be anchoring, calming, centering, and enjoyable. Sounds is a beneficial object of meditation for development of both concentration and for insight/clarity. This session explores meditation on active sounds and meditation on silence, and discusses the techniques as well as including guided meditations.
Spacious Interpersonal Presence
● December 14, 2019
Exploring how to intentionally create open, attuned, spacious, and comfortable presence while in conversation with other people. Among the topics explored are: maintaining self-awareness when around others, deep empathetic listening, tolerating the intensity that happens during interpersonal intimacy, physical grounding, finding a balance of awareness between self and other, and what gets in the way of mindful communication.
Mindfulness Of Feeling Tone
● September 8, 2019
The classic ancient meditation on “vedana” – whether something feels pleasant or unpleasant – that can help us find less reactivity and more self-awareness and spaciousness.
Mindfulness In A Vehicle
● June 7, 2019
Most of us spend time driving cars and riding in/on cars, buses, trains, airplanes, and ships, and – given the nonverbal and repetitive nature of the mental activity when we do so – this can be a great opportunity to open our experience and deepen our meditation practice. The course contains a selection of techniques and information about mindfully driving a ca and riding as a passenger in vehicles.
Listen to Adam interviewed on Podcasts, Radio, YouTube, and Television about mindfulness meditation:
2022 – Eric Tivers’ “ADHD ReWired” Podcast
2022 – Guy Sengstock’s “Circling Dia-Logos” YouTube Series
2022 – Lynn Edris’ “ADHD Support Talk Radio”
2022 – Jeff Copper’s “Attention Talk Radio”
2022 – Peter Shankman’s “Faster Than Normal Podcast”
2021 – Mark Walsh’s “The Embodiment Podcast”
2014 – Mike Crain’s “Radical Self Acceptance Online Telesummit”
2008 – Mark Michael Lewis’ “Money, Mission, & Meaning” – Part 1, Part 2
2007 – Pamela Crawford’s “Buddha By The Bay” – Part 1, Part 2, Part 3
2006 – Pamela Crawford’s “Buddha By The Bay” – Part 1, Part 2, Part 3
2005 – “Reality Sandwich” on KPOO Radio
2003 – KFJC Radio