Finneran's Wake
Finneran's Wake
Feb 21, 2023
Life Lessons From The Internet's SLEEP Guru! | Jason Stephenson
Play • 1 hr 38 min

Jason Stephenson is the founder and host of the wildly popular YouTube channel, “Jason Stephenson: Sleep Meditation Music” to which some 3 million people (and counting!) are subscribed. 

Since joining the platform in 2011, Jason’s videos on sleep, mindfulness, meditation, music, nature, life, and breathing have amassed over 700 million views–a number to which I’m honored to say I’ve contributed!

In this conversation, Jason and I discuss…

His tumultuous background and how it led him to a life devoted to wellness; quitting his job in order to pursue his true passion; the prodigious growth of his YouTube channel; becoming a full-time “content creator”; how he formulates ideas and approaches the writing process; his diet, consumption of caffeine, and daily/nightly regimen; the importance of community; the role of religion; his atheistic upbringing; his experience in a Buddhist temple and a Christian Church; life in Australia; the epidemic of anxiety and depression in the West; his advice to young YouTubers beginning their journey, and MUCH more! 

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