When Was The Last Time You Did Absolutely Nothing?
Andy Puddicombe: When Was The Last Time You Did Absolutely Nothing?
Part 4 of the TED Radio Hour episode Slowing Down
About Andy Puddicombe's TED Talk
Mindfulness expert Andy Puddicombe says one path to happiness is ten minutes, each day, to stop and enjoy the sensation of doing nothing.
About Andy Puddicombe
Andy Puddicombe is a meditation and mindfulness expert. In his early twenties, midway through a university degree in Sports Science, he traveled to the Himalayas to study meditation. It was the beginning of a ten year journey which took him around the world, culminating with ordination as a Tibetan Buddhist monk in Northern India. In 2004, he trained briefly at Moscow State Circus and then returned to London to complete a degree in Circus Arts. He co-founded Headspace, a project to make meditation more accessible to more people in their everyday lives.