davidji is a globally recognized mindbody health & wellness expert, mindful performance trainer, meditation teacher & author of Amazon’s Best Seller: destressifying: The Real-World Guide to Personal Empowerment, Lasting Fulfillment, and Peace of Mind; and Secrets of Meditation: A Practical Guide to Inner Peace & Personal Transformation, winner of the Nautilus Book Award. He is credited with creating the 21-day meditation process, which spawned hundreds of 21-day meditation experiences & challenges around the world. Often referred to as the Velvet Voice of Stillness, he can be heard on more than 500 guided meditations, available on iTunes, Amazon.com, HayHouse.com, GooglePlay, Spotify, Pandora, SoundCloud, & on davidji.com.
After a 20-year career in business, finance, and mergers and acquisitions, davidji began a new journey to wholeness, apprenticing for a decade under Drs. Deepak Chopra and David Simon, serving as the Chopra Center COO, Lead Educator and then as the first Dean of Chopra Center University, where he trained more than 200,000 people to meditate and certified more than 1,000 meditation teachers.
He has since left the Chopra Center to teach the practical integration of stress management, mindful performance, meditation, and conscious choice making into our real-world, modern-day experiences. For more than 12 years davidji has helped thousands of people around the world to perform at higher levels, become more reflective and less reflexive, make better decisions, sleep better, enhance their relationships, experience abundance, and live purpose-driven lives.
He has a passion for working with entrepreneurs, business leaders & those in high-pressure, high-stress situations. His teachings on stress release, conflict resolution, and mindfulness are now practiced in many of the top Fortune 500 companies, the military, and some of the largest police precincts and academies in the country.
davidji is a certified Vedic Master, and every week, throughout the world, he hosts empowerment workshops, corporate trainings, life-change immersions, transformational retreats, and teacher trainings.
You can listen to davidji each week on Hay House Radio where he hosts LIVE! from the SweetSpot – a free, global internet radio show with tens of thousands of listeners around the world. To join davidji’s free SweetSpot Community and receive tools, tips, techniques, & practices to take your life to the next level, visit davidji.com.
0:01 Dr. Seng's introduction
1:35 Introducing davidji
5:20 The name davidji
7:05 Finding that "something" inside
- An imbalance discovered
- A search for purpose
10:27 Subtle hints and discovering tools
- Time with Deepak Chopra
- Learning to listen to self
- Finding clarity
16:04 The journey is different for everyone
- Paying attention to messages
- Making defining moments
- Trusting yourself
18:18 Meditation practice
- Anyone can begin meditation practice
- Starting point for true personal transformation
21:51 Surrounding yourself with people who encourage
- Meditation can help you hear others
23:13 Meditation can help us reach new levels
- Allowing your mind to take a break
- Pattern interrupts
- Taking steps in the right direction
26:46 Doing meditation the "right way"
- Results are subtle
- Awareness training
- Daily gratitude practice
30:46 Quality relationships boost growth
- Power of encouragement
- Sharing love and connection
34:52 davidji's resources
- Free guided meditations
- Breath meditation
42:40 The Tulum Experience
- A workshop dedicated to meditation
- Exploring the five realms
- Oneline course The Art of Meditation and davidji's site
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