Andy Puddicombe is an English author, public speaker and a teacher of meditation and mindfulness, he is the co-founder of Headspace, alongside Richard Pierson, a digital health company that provides guided meditation training and mindfulness for its users.
In his early twenties, Andy Puddicombe left his Sports Science studies to become a Buddhist monk. When he returned to the UK, he had one goal in mind: to teach mindfulness to as many people as possible. Today, Andy is an expert on meditation & mindfulness and co-founder of Headspace. He shares his journey—radically changing his life to become a Buddhist monk and later co-founding one of the most popular mindfulness apps today, which has more than 65 million users in more than 190 countries. Moderated by David Feinberg. Visit to watch the video.
Recode's Kara Swisher talks with three guests about how to take care of your mind, body, and spirit while in quarantine. Headspace co-founder Andy Puddicombe discusses the challenges of getting people to meditate, how to make your sleep more restful, and how to feel connected to loved ones you can't see right now; Peloton's head instructor Robin Arzon talks about the impact of COVID-19 on the company's business, why you should focus on what you can control when exercising, and the future of working out at home; and finally, former Democratic presidential candidate Marianne Williamson talks about the "great reckoning" facing America and why healing ourselves and healing the country are part of the same mission.Featuring:Andy Puddicombe (@andypuddicombe), co-founder, HeadspaceRobin Arzon (@RobinNYC), head instructor and VP of fitness programming, PelotonMarianne Williamson (@marwilliamson), spiritual thought leader and bestselling authorHost:Kara Swisher (@karaswisher), Recode co-founder and editor-at-largeMore to explore:On Reset, Arielle Duhaime-Ross explores why — and how — tech is changing everything.On Recode Media, Peter Kafka interviews business titans, journalists, comedians and podcasters about the collision of tech and media.On Pivot, Kara Swisher and Scott Galloway talk about the big tech news stories of the week, who's winning, who's failing, and what comes next.And on Land of the Giants, Jason Del Rey chronicled the rise of Amazon. Season 2 will focus on Netflix and is coming soon!About Recode by Vox:Recode by Vox helps you understand how tech is changing the world — and changing us.Follow Us:Newsletter: Recode DailyTwitter: @Recode and @voxdotcom Learn more about your ad choices. Visit
Alli Webb, co-founder of Drybar, talks with Guy about why she believes that investing time into fashion and beauty is still worthwhile, even though many of us aren't going out much. Founders of the meditation app Headspace, Andy Puddicombe and Rich Pierson, talk about taking their business remote, and give some tips on how to approach meditation, even with an unquiet mind. These conversations are excerpts from our How I Built Resilience series, where Guy talks online with founders and entrepreneurs about how they're navigating these turbulent times.
We could all use a little mindfulness right now. But during a crisis,“being in the present moment” means facing difficult circumstances and negative thoughts—and that can be intimidating. In this episode, Headspace co-founder and meditation expert Andy Puddicombe dials in with practical methods to help us build and maintain a practice, even in the presence of our anxieties.Inspired to move? Check out the Nike Training Club app, where you’ll find workouts for all fitness levels created and led by Nike trainers, as well as holistic health tips from Nike Performance Council members—all to help you take your wellness to the next level. Clink on the link below to get the app for iOS or Android.Download Now
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Sep 23rd, 1972
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8 hours, 37 minutes
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