Does your mind get all unruly when you try to meditate?
If so, you might like my post on time-proven methods for taming a wild mind at at the What Meditation Really Is Blog
Here’s a glimpse:
“If it weren’t for my mind, my meditation would be excellent.” – Pema Chodron
Beginning meditators often feel disheartened when they find their mind besieged by more thoughts and emotions than ever. They might even give up, thinking that meditation will never work because their mind is just too unruly.
Even those who find meditation easy in the beginning, may soon encounter a time when their mind suddenly feels out of control. “Advanced” meditators also hit turbulence from time-to-time.
Here’s the secret: If your mind is a bit wild, you are not alone! Agitation is one of the two main obstacles in meditation; the other is dullness. The great meditators of the past encountered precisely the same problems when they tried to meditate. Lucky for us, they found solutions.
Please continue reading at the What Meditation Really Is blog. I would love to hear how you deal with agitation in meditation. So please feel free to share your thoughts in the comments.
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Image: The Thinker, Rodin