Real Happiness Meditation Challenge


Join the Seventh Annual #RealHappiness Challenge


#COMMIT2SIT IN FEBRUARY & CHANGE YOUR LIFE

The Challenge already begun, but you can still join. The deadline to sign-up has been extended to Feb 7th at 11:59pm EST.

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What is the Challenge?

Now in its seventh year, this free 28-day challenge is powerful exploration of the tools of meditation led by expert teacher, Sharon Salzberg. Whether you are brand new to meditation, or a longtime practitioner, Sharon offers down-to-earth expertise based on 40 years of practical experience studying and teaching. This month-long program follows Sharon's New York Times bestselling book, "Real Happiness" and covering a wide variety of meditation techniques throughout the course of the month. Since 2011, tens of thousands have participated in this challenge from around the globe, fostering an inspiring community dedicated to finding deeper happiness and peace of mind. 

Commit 2 Sit

It starts with your commitment to sit and meditate every day during the month of February. By making a commitment, you join thousands of fellow participants from around the world who have also pledged.

Get the Book

The Challenge follows Sharon's New York Times bestselling book, Real Happiness. While the book is not required to participate in the challenge, we reccomend getting a copy to deepen your experience throughout the month.

Daily Lesson

Starting on 2/1 you will receive a daily email lesson from Sharon that includes a short teaching and a guided audio meditation to guide your practice for the day. Read along in "Real Happiness" to deepen your studies.

Surf the Blog

Each year different individuals share their experiences by blogging on Sharon’s website. This blog often reveals common struggles we all face in the practice, demystifing what we think is supposed to happen when we sit.

What do we do learn during the month?

Each week Sharon expertly guides different techniques to culivate focus, clarity, kindness and resilience.

Week 1

Concentration Practice

Week one of the program introduces the core skills trainings of concentration practice of working with the breath. Learn Sharon’s secret for success in any meditation technique: the art of beginning again.

Week 2

Mindfulness of the Body

Week two of the program moves more deeply into body based meditation techniques, introducing walking meditation, body scan meditation and meditations that incorporate household tasks.

Week 3

Mindfulness of Emotions

Week three of the program focuses on the rich terrain of emotions and thoughts. This includes working with difficult emotions and also cultivating positive emotions for greater balance and resilience.

Week 4

Lovingkindness & Real Love

Week Four of the program cultivates the art of mindful connection through the practice of Lovingkindness. Building resources for challenging times, working with your inner critic, or physical pain.

What do we do learn during the month?

Each week Sharon expertly guides different techniques to culivate focus, clarity, kindness and resilience.

Week 1

Concentration Practice

Week one of the program introduces the core skills trainings of concentration practice of working with the breathe. Learn Sharon’s secret for success in any meditation technique: the art of beginning again.

Week 2

Mindfulness of the Body

Week two of the program moves more deeply into body based meditation techniques, introducing walking meditation, body scan meditation and meditations that incorporate household tasks.

Week 3

Mindfulness of Emotions

Week three of the program focuses on the rich terrain of emotions and thoughts. This includes working with difficult emotions and also cultivating positive emotions for greater balance and resilience.

Week 4

Lovingkindness & Real Love

Week Four of the course cutivates the art of mindful connection throught the practice of Lovingkindness. Building resoures for challenging times, working with your inner critic, or physical pain.

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