Playing Dead

Playing Dead

How Meditation Brought Me Back to Life


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From Hollywood star of Misfits and The Umbrella Academy and host of hit podcast The Earth Locker, Robert Sheehan, comes his heartfelt journey to inner peace.

Meditation is a whole dimension without time, a profound reminder of the eternal being of You.

Many of us often feel challenged by the question of what gives our lives true meaning. What are we searching for? How do we know we are on the right path? In Playing Dead, Robert Sheehan shares intimate reflections on his own search for purpose, looking back at this journey so far and sharing the lessons he has learnt along the way.

Meditation is at the heart of Robert's route to awakening and here he reveals how we can welcome practice into our daily lives to nurture a quiet mind and content heart. In a world where our conscious attention is constantly up for grabs, Playing Dead shows how we can retain our power and give our minds the rest they need.

©2024 Robert Sheehan (P)2024 Penguin Audio

About the author

Robert Sheehan

Robert Sheehan is a celebrated actor, podcaster and author. He is renowned for his breakout role in hit TV show Misfits and ongoing role in award-winning show The Umbrella Academy. As co-host of The Earth Locker podcast, Robert enjoys exploring the universals of the human condition and what it means to live a better life. He is the author of short story collection Disappearing Act and upcoming memoir Playing Dead.
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