Michael W. Taft

is creating Deconstructing Yourself Podcast

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With this monthly amount, you will receive a monthly 1:1 meditation coaching session with me. You can use this for a guided meditation, talking about your practice, or getting coached on life goals. A fabulous opportunity to deepen your practice and achieve your life goals!

Call is 15 min in length, and is subject to my scheduling availability. Phone or Skype, worldwide. One per person per month. You will receive a special address for scheduling.




Dedicated to liberation in all its forms, the Deconstructing Yourself podcast is passionate about fearlessly investigating, attempting, discussing, and questioning all things to do with awakening, meditation, mindfulness, brain hacking, neurofeedback, consciousness, and more.

Because I'm super lucky, I get the chance to interview some of the most interesting thinkers, authors, philosophers, and teachers around. By engaging them in dialog, we look at secular post-, non-, un- Buddhism, Advaita Vedanta, Hindu Tantrism, philosophy, the neuroscience of the sense of self, neurofeedback and the consciousness hacking movement, aspects of artificial intelligence, entheogens, and much more.

If you're hankering for something beyond the dogma and conformism of your practice environment, think of the Deconstructing Yourself podcast as the radical cafe where you can hear from the most interesting luminaries either from the outside edges of dharma practice, or a fresh take from more traditional teachers.

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Production Upgrades

Deconstructing Yourself needs better microphones, mixer, and also pays to rent a podcasting studio for many episodes. Furthermore, in an effort to put out an ever higher quality podcast, I'd like to be able to bring on some contract help for various aspects of podcast creation. I currently spend quite a bit on the studio fees and professional editing services for the show —because I appreciate it a lot when podcasts sound good, as I'm sure you do. Keeping the sound and content quality high costs a great deal, and covering these fees for the DY podcast will be a win for all listeners.

Furthermore, I occasionally travel to meet with a guest personally when I think that in-person discussion will get the highest quality interview. For example, I traveled to Arizona to record Culadasa for the "psychotherapy" episode, because I knew that the one-on-one ambience would make all the difference. And it really did. So, in order to make such recordings possible, air fare is sometimes required. If I think it's necessary, I'll do it even if I have to foot the bill myself, but your assistance in this matter is very, very welcome.
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