Pedram Shojai

Pedram Shojai is the founder of, producer of the movies Vitality and Origins, the host of The Health Bridge and The Urban Monk podcasts, and the author of The Urban Monk and The Art of Stopping TimeHe is also an acclaimed qigong master, master herbalist, and doctor of oriental medicine. Shojai conducts seminars and retreats around the world and is the founder of the Taoist Path School of Alchemy. He is also an ordained priest from the lineage of the Golden Dragon Temple in China. Shojai lives in Southern California.

8 Ways to Master Time in the New Year
Time can either be your friend or your greatest enemy. It all depends on your orientation around it.
Why You Should Cut People Who Suck Your Time
Today we deal with the time vampires in our life.
Deathbed Wisdom: How You Can Avoid Painful Regrets
Have you ever stopped to check your bearings? Well—that’s today’s practice.
Stopping Time to Make Love
Having sex and making love are not always the same.
How Many Heartbeats Do I Have Left?
Your heart beats about 100,000 times in one day. That’s all you get.
When Was the Last Time You Were Bored?
Regardless of where you stand with boredom, today’s exercise is to get realigned.
Slow Down Time With These Modern Hacks
Feel like time is flying as you age? Use these tricks to slow things down.
A Heart-Centered Meditation for Loving Others
Look deep within to find your love for all.
7 Ways to Reconnect With Nature
Reset your life force with these nature fixes.
Why You Need to Just Stop—And Silently Walk in Nature
Experience the pure joy of "empty stepping."
4 Eastern Practices You Shouldn't Live Without
Drastically improve your life with these proven ancient practices.