Meditation Blog PostsExploring Meditation Practices and Techniques
Last week I found myself lost mid-sentence several times. I noticed my breathing was shallow. I have committed to meditating 20 minutes each morning and it has been helping to relieve the my stress and fears about the future. Even as recently as yesterday, I felt too agitated to do sitting meditation and did walking meditation instead. As a long time meditator, I’ve been surprised by my own lack of balance.
This is one of many ways to practice meditation. This is particularly effective in quietening the mind and grounding the body. Once you have assumed a comfortable sitting position, take the first few moments to sweep through the body with the intention to relax. Soften and let go around areas of tightness and contraction. Let all the senses be awake…aware of physical sensations, mood, sounds and space in all directions. Then, become aware in a very soft yet clear way of the movement of…read more