Sat on 12 days this month, totalling 13 hours 15 minutes practice. (18 entries total)


Fri
20
Morning sit. Went by fast, was surprised that it was over so quickly.


Thu
19
Morning sit. Thoughts come and I let them go when I notice. Trying not to serve any of them tea. lol


Wed
18
Was hard waking up to sit. But I knew I wanted to and that I should so finally got up and had a nice sitting. Was able to find my breath and keep ...


Tue
17
Didn't focus on my breath too much, too many thoughts dancing around. Practiced the gentle return when I found myself lost in another train of tho ...


Mon
16
Was hard to get into sitting but I am glad I sat and felt I could have gone for 15 more minutes but decided only to meditate for 30 mins due to th ...

I wasn't very sleepy which was good. I did have one sleepy eye that kept trying to close.


Sun
15
Had a few moments with no thought. A little scattered. Felt different sitting alone after being on retreat and meditating with 30 people. Almost d ...

Last day of retreat. Half day in alternating periods of sitting and walking meditation again.


Sat
14
Alternating periods of sitting and walking meditation all day as part of the Modern Life as Spiritual Practice weekend retreat. By the last couple ...


Fri
13
Struggled with maintaining the proper wakefulness. My eyes kept closing and my thumbs faded. Mind mostly clear.


Thu
12
Sitting went well. My mind is getting used to spacious open awareness; letting the thoughts drift by and not grasping at them. Posture was good, n ...

No sleepy legs. I think I have found a pretty good posture that is allowing me to forget my body a little more. I am trying not to judge my sittin ...


Wed
11
Ahh a much more effortless sitting. I have been watching the introductory videos at Treeleaf which I think helped with my posture- my legs didn't ...

I was able to sit without moving my leg to a new position or looking at the timer. I did experience a quiet frustration and restlessness that I ca ...


Tue
10
I struggled quite a bit. My leg really hurt. I looked at the timer once and since there was only 7 mins or so left I didn't move my leg. I feel li ...

My leg didn't fall asleep and I sat how I usually do. This wandering mind though. I continually fix my posture and I'm wondering if its better for ...


Mon
09
Instead of sitting as I usually do, I sat with the opposite leg on the outside in Burmese position. It turns out that leg is not as used to the di ...

5:30am- not to tough to get up as I know it's always worth is as I like to sit in the morning before the first light. Hard to say with my breath. ...