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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 ...
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.
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.
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.
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, ...
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 ...