Meditation For Beginners: 
The 3 Basic Steps

This is the first video in our five-part series on why meditation is easier and more awesome than you think.

Where would you turn for help after having a panic attack on national television? When it happened to Dan Harris, the fidgety skeptical newsman on ABC, he turned to something he always assumed to be either impossible or useless: meditation.

In this video, Harris explains that mindfulness meditation doesn’t require you to join a religion, follow a guru, or even sit with your legs crossed.  He describes it in a way that makes sense and actually makes you want to try it.  To learn the three basic instructions for getting started with meditation, just press play above!

Interested in giving mindfulness meditation a try? Try a free five- minute guided audio meditation from the 10% Happier course below.


10% Happier: Meditation for Fidgety Skeptics is a two-week introduction to meditation featuring ABC Newsman and best selling author, Dan Harris, and one of America's greatest meditation teachers, Joseph Goldstein. It includes daily video lessons that teach the essentials, guided audio meditations that walk you through the practice, and a coach to help you follow through.