They read a book and try out a few sessions. Suddenly they are an “expert”. Some even mix and match and make up their own meditations. Then they present you with “10 Easy Steps to a Brilliant Meditation” or the like.
I don’t mean to be overly harsh. I know people have good intentions, but do they really have the necessary experience to guide you effectively?
Their blog post might give you a good start on meditation. Their instructions may help you to some degree, but they won’t necessarily take into account what meditation really is. They often don’t provide a gradual path for coming to know your own mind. And, they may be useless when you meet challenges in your meditation attempts, which will indeed occur.
Meditation is simple in one sense. Anyone can learn to meditate and it will help you enormously. Calmness, clarity, happiness, and freedom are some of the many positives you are likely to experience from meditation. You can also gain improvements in blood pressure, a reduction in pain or stress, and a number of other health benefits. Meditation has the power to bring so much comfort and ease into your life.
Nuances in Meditation
But bear in mind, there are many nuances in mediation. There are many subtle levels of mind. Ego is mischievous in its attempts to deter you from calm abiding and clear seeing.