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The FitMind Podcast: Mental Fitness, Neuroscience & Psychology

Mar 15, 2022

Andrew Holecek is an author and meditation teacher with decades of intensive practice experience, including a 3-year silent retreat in the Tibetan tradition.

Andrew’s work combines ancient wisdom with modern science.

We discuss the insights gained from his lengthy silent retreat, the 2 vectors of enlightenment, how our minds construct our realities, and much more.

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0:00 | Intro to Andrew Holecek

4:55 | In the Presence of Meditation Masters 

10:10 | 3-Year Silent Retreat Experience

18:58 | Insights Gained from 3-Year Retreat

22:50 | Unsticking the Mind

30:06 | Enlightenment Defined 

38:58 | Waking Up & Growing Up 

44:23 | How Our Minds Construct Our Realities 

54:20 | Deconstructing Mental Constructs

62:23 | Rapid Fire Questions