Posts by Will Williams

Will is a meditation teacher and the founder of London meditation center Beeja meditation, committed to helping people live happier lives through the benefits of meditation. His first book, The Effortless Mind, is now available and explores the difficulties of modern life, the inspiring stories of my students and how we can be at our best through life’s challenges.

How I Stopped Chasing Highs and Self-Destructing

“Problems cannot be solved with the same mind set that created them.” ~Albert Einstein

In our culture, it’s pretty common to think of rock ‘n’ roll hedonism a little wistfully. From Keith Richards to Hunter S. Thompson, the wild nights and strung-out days of the world’s most iconic party animals are seen as integral to their sparkling creativity, rebellious nature, and untouchable glamour.

So many people, especially if they want to make it in the creative industries, idealize and inevitably attempt to mimic these lifestyles. Whether they want to be a “work hard, play hard” music producer, channel Hemingway …