Alan Watts

It's the golden age of travel in APAC: Hilton Hotels' Alan Watts

The APAC head lets in on why he does not feel threatened by the Airbnb model and doing business in India in the age of GST Read more

Hospitality

NCN - Beyond the Event Horizon

Black Holes

Zen Buddhism: Its Extraordinary Insights and Total Failures

Over the past several years I have become very interested in the study of consciousness and awareness. This inevitably led me to study Zen Buddhism, …

Spirituality

Does 'blue mind' science explain why we love the ocean?

The calm the ocean brings us may be our blue heaven.<p>But does it come from our “blue mind”?<p>Perhaps more than anyone, San Diegans know the relaxing, …

UC San Diego

Forget about learning from the past and applying lessons to the future: reclaim and expand the present moment

ver since I was a child, I have been acutely sensitive to the idea – in the way that other people seem to feel only after bereavement or some …

Spirituality

Suffering From Nature Deficit Disorder? Try Forest Bathing

There is a paradox with living as a human nowadays.<p>A 2014 article from the United Nations states that about 54 percent of the human population lives …

Ecology

3 Buddhist beliefs that will soothe your soul (and make you much happier!)

There’s no denying that life is tough.<p>We might appear that we’re happy, but deep inside, it’s total chaos. It’s almost like we’re “ducks” – calm on …

Self-improvement

The Illusion Of Separation

<i>“This is the real secret of life — to be completely engaged with what you are doing in the here and now. And instead of calling it work, realize it</i> …

Zen

10 Tips for Including Poetry in Yoga Class

Let’s read poetry to our yoga students this April…because it is National Poetry Month, certainly. But also because poetry, like yoga, can deliver a …

Yoga

World Music Special

World Music

Want To Get Stuff Done? Don’t Focus On Dumb Thing

With life being as short as half of a breath, it should be lived fully with every moment, because each day is a gift.<p>”Not everyone got a chance to …

Zen

Alan Watts - The Unspeakable World - Music By AGsoundtrax

Zen

2017 - Gaping Janus

Game of Thrones

Alan Watts and the Eternal Present

In 1950, both the world and Alan Watts were at a pivotal point.<i></i> Russia had recently detonated its first atomic weapon, ushering in an age of global …

Long-form Journalism

Pioneering Smith Rock

229<p>SHARES<p>Alan Watts is the climbing pioneer who brought sport climbing to Smith Rock, Oregon. Watts eschewed the time period's ethics, bolting routes …

Climbing

25 Alan Watts Quotes to Teach You the Transformative Power of Insight

A prolific author and speaker, Alan Wilson Watts is credited with the interpretation and introduction of Eastern philosophy to the Western audience. …

Spirituality

3 hype videos to get pumped for today's game

It won't be long until the Patriots face off against the Titans, but waiting for kickoff is always the longest part of any game day. There is no …

Tom Brady

Life is NOT a Journey

British philosopher Alan Watts has an important reminder for all of us. Even though we are raised to look at everything we do as a progression …

High School

Philosopher Alan Watts Explains That Life Is Not a Journey Because the End is Not the Primary Goal

In an enlightening, brilliantly illustrated episode of After Skool, British philosopher Alan W. Watts eloquently explains that life should not be …

Offbeat News

The Human Mosaic of Beauty and Madness: Young Alan Watts on Inner Sanity Amid Outer Chaos

From the abyss of WWII, an elevating reminder that we each contain a universe within that contributes to the universe without.<p><i>“All the goodness and the heroisms will rise up again, then be cut down again and rise up,”</i> John Steinbeck wrote to a friend on the first day of 1941. <i>“It isn’t that the evil</i> …

Philosophy

Mind Over Meta’s Top 10 Posts Of 2017

We’re now near the end of 2017 and I find this time of year brings out the reflective side of me. I think New Year often causes people to look back …

Top 10

Why Alan Watts Believed Our Idea of Work is Completely Wrong

Few people have communicated difficult ideas with as much clarity as Alan Watts.<p>He is known today for the work he did to popularize Zen concepts in …

Zen

Why Our Idea of Work Is Completely Wrong

Few people have communicated difficult ideas with as much clarity as Alan Watts.<p>He is known today for the work he did to popularize Zen concepts in …

Self-improvement

Nature is Purposeless…

Share This<p>others did. Support us and pass it along...<p>From our sponsor; post continues below...<p>From our sponsor; post continues below...<p>compose Guest …

Bikepacking

How To Fight Anxiety

Alan Watts, Mark Manson & Louis C.K. on The Backwards Law<p>We spend all of our waking hours chasing goals. More money, more leisure, more everything. …

Happiness

Alan Watts: 33 of his Best Quotes and a Video

Inspiration from the man who popularized Eastern philosophy in the West<p>Alan Watts (1915-1973) was a philosopher, writer, and speaker. Although best …

Spirituality

Alan Watts taught me the "trick" to meditation (and how most of us get it wrong)

Have you ever tried to meditate?<p>If so, you’ve probably tried to focus on your breath, or repeat a mantra.<p>This is how I was taught to meditate, and it …

Self-improvement

Spaceschneider & elektroFlechte - Exit Ve (feat. Alan Watts)

Zen

The Words by Alan Watts that Woke me Up Last Night.

A post shared by Sara Kärpänen (@sarakarpanen) on Sep 1, 2017 at 11:39am PDT<p>“I’m a bit scared about the change,” I wrote to my friend.<p>I am about to …

Zen