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Mini retreat :-D Planned to do something like this for the past two months, it's just that I was lazy... 20 minutes walking meditation 20 minutes sitting on a chair 20 minutes in bed, corpse posture Corpse was the most enjoyable, nearly fallen a sleep. I noticed that I am running away from th ...
iHappy
about 5 hours ago
Sit felt very helpful this morning. A mix of old and new stuff, 'stuff' faced in a different way and perspective, its like a spiral, returning and clearing/accepting more completely and with more ease each time.
Bluemoon
about 12 hours ago 2 1
In the moment, feeling a better balance than of late between life's joys and difficulties. And of course, being ok with life's difficulties (or at least not pushing them away) is the biggest joy.
Bluemoon
about 20 hours ago 1
Anapanasati. Half an hour on clock and after the alarm rang I released the breath and got absorbed; stayed there for another ten minutes which is as most as I could.
equanimityName
1 day ago 1
Well. I can barely call this a meditation... wasn't present at all, move a lot. Did my best
iHappy
1 day ago 4 2
Fallen a sleep during this meditation, that's why I won't count it as 30 minutes :D There was some anger when I sat.
iHappy
2 days ago 1
Difficult to sit at the moment but it helps. Making sure I keep up my routine. Its in the times of life when we'd most like not to sit that we need it the most. Know I'd be coping far less well without it.
Bluemoon
2 days ago 2
Anapanasati. Stable concentration that moved between the breath and awareness of my body during the period after the breath-out when nothing is being felt on the nose.
equanimityName
2 days ago 3
Circling around and away from a situation, each time round moments of deep emotion, sensations including shivering, 'knowing' how to handle part of the situation and seeing which aspects of the situation still bother me the most and where I still have more to do.
Bluemoon
3 days ago 1
As soon as I got ready to sit, got a sudden intense wave of cheerful excitement, despite a difficult situation. Sit was mainly space and very little thinking. Some gentle energy moving through. A song lyric in my head about 'not being alone' reminding me that at one level no-one ever really is, ...
Bluemoon
3 days ago 2
Anapanasati. Trying to include some mindfulness into the concentration practice by being aware of my surroundings and my body while keeping my attention on the breath.
equanimityName
3 days ago 2
Sitting with the same situation. Not running away from how it feels in the moment despite every temptation....
Bluemoon
4 days ago 2 1
Phone interrupted this sit. Somehow it started playing Dharma talk about impermanence by Andrea Fella :D
iHappy
4 days ago 2 1
Anapanasati. I have a huge distraction since last Thursday that is making me want to spend all my free time with it. My sessions have become shorter and worse in terms of concentration; this, in turn, makes me feel guilty throughout the day. I just got a great meditation book that motivates me a ...
equanimityName
4 days ago 2