Waking Up is a guide to understanding the mind, for the purpose of living a more balanced and fulfilling life. Join Sam Harris – neuroscientist, philosopher, and New York Times best-selling author – as he explores the practice of meditation and examines the theory behind it.
What makes Waking Up different?
Go beyond mere stress reduction to make profound discoveries inside the laboratory of your own mind.
Ground your meditation experience in practical wisdom and a rational understanding of the world.
As with all of Sam Harris’s digital content, if you would like to use this app but truly cannot afford it, please email us at [email protected] so that we can give you a free account. While we operate a business, we believe that money should never be the reason why someone can’t gain access to the Waking Up course.
Practice sessions for morning, day, or evening meditation, suitable for beginners, intermediate and advanced meditators alike.
A progressive, 50-session course that will introduce you to the basic principles of mindfulness meditation, along with more advanced practices.
After completing the Introductory Course, you will continue your practice with our growing catalog of daily meditations.
Listen to short talks on science, philosophy, and the nature of mind.
Long-form conversations with a wide range of teachers and scholars.
Meditation timer and tracking to monitor progress
A guarantee of satisfaction.
If you don’t find the app valuable, email us at [email protected] and we will give you a full refund.
Mindfulness topics Include:
- The logic of practice
- Mental training
- The value of attention
- Free will
- The illusion of the self
- The power of concepts
- And more
ABOUT SAM HARRIS
A Guide to Spirituality Without Religion.
His writing and public lectures cover a wide range of topics—neuroscience, meditation, moral philosophy, religion, rationality—but generally focus on how a growing understanding of ourselves and the world is changing our sense of how we should live.
Sam has practiced meditation for over 30 years and has studied with many Tibetan, Indian, Burmese, and Western meditation teachers, both in the United States and abroad.
He received a degree in philosophy from Stanford University and a Ph.D. in neuroscience from UCLA.
This pricing is for our customers in the United States. Pricing in other countries may vary.
Your subscription to Waking Up will automatically renew, unless you disable auto-renew at least 24 hours before the current period ends. You can turn off auto-renew or manage your subscription from your Google Play account settings. Payment will be charged to your Google Play account.
Saving your place: We now save your place between devices. If you listen to content on your phone it will pick up at that same place on your other devices.
Numerous other small improvements.
As always, Waking Up is risk-free. Please see our Fair Pricing guarantee in the App Description below.