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Dermot Whelan Busts Meditation Myths

Is meditation all sitting in white robes while chanting? Do you need to contort yourself into a pret...
Eimear Shannon
Eimear Shannon

10:33 AM - 8 Oct 2021



Dermot & Dave

Dermot Whelan Busts Meditation Myths

Eimear Shannon
Eimear Shannon

10:33 AM - 8 Oct 2021

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Is meditation all sitting in white robes while chanting? Do you need to contort yourself into a pretzel shape? Should you reach enlightenment 40 seconds after sitting down?

Dermot Whelan Busts Meditation Myths

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There's a lot of myths around meditation which, let's be real, put a lot of people off.

Our own Dermot Whelan is not just a broadcaster, he's not just a best selling author, he's also a meditation teacher who wants to take the 'woo woo' out of it all.

But where do you begin? Dermot went back to basics and busted some myths.

As part of a weeklong, Mind Yourself Now special to mark World Mental Health day, Dermot on what to do with your racing thoughts, where to meditate and shared some simple, easy and short practices that you can follow at home.

Dermot and Dave will be joined by a number of experts to look at everything from dark evenings to social mediasocial anxiety and sleep.

You can catch Dermot's tips by clicking play above, and for Dermot's weekly live meditations, head to his Instagram


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