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Ed Halliwell – Quality x Attention

By July 12th, 2024Podcasts


Ed Halliwell is a mindfulness teacher and writer. He is known for his work in the field of mindfulness and mental well-being, and he regularly leads mindfulness courses, workshops, and retreats.

Ed has authored several books on mindfulness, including Into the Heart of Mindfulness: Finding Well-being in the Present Moment.

He has a background in journalism and has written extensively on mental health, psychology, and spirituality. Additionally, Ed is involved in training mindfulness teachers and developing mindfulness programs for various organizations.

What We Discussed

Ed is a gifted teacher, and we investigate the following topics:

  • What is “quality” when it comes to paying attention?
  • What are the obstacles to “quality” in paying attention?
  • What gets in the way?
  • How do our fears and desires get in the way of our ability to pay attention to what is going on in the present moment?
  • What role does the body play in our ability to pay attention in a high quality way?
  • How can we increase the quality of our attention? How can we increase our capability of seeing clearly in daily life?
  • What is the relationship between quality in paying attention and attunement?
  • What gets in the way of quality being experienced in the real world?
  • What is it about the language or experience of quality that we struggle to relate to, or integrate, in time?
  • How do we learn to embody quality?
  • How do you learn to tap into your intuition?
  • Closing question: What is the most memorable expression of quality that you have experienced?

Click here to learn more about Ed and his work.