“Compassion, tolerance, forgiveness and a sense of self-discipline are qualities…
The first time you sit on that cushion, it is extremely hard. We all come from a set of rules and a way of thinking that did not allow us to develop calmness and steadiness. In a few words: our mind was not trained to be always present.
Have you ever tried to consciously turn off your mind?
You can think of your mind as a little, lively monkey who cannot find any place to settle down, but it needs to jump up and down, at any time, and without control.
Listening to our inner voice it can only happen if our mind is silent and uncluttered. How do you practice inner silence?
One of the six senses (mind is the 6th sense) will have contact with an external stimulus like the smell of smoke or alcohol, and a sensation will arise in the body, which could be butterflies or salivating. And thoughts begin to kick in I want it.
Do you wish to start a regular meditation practice?
If you are here now you are already on your way to become a regular meditation practitioner.
For me, meditation is the practice of striving for 100% authenticity. It is the search for ones own truth. And, not necessarily only in a metaphysical way, in a literal way, too.
Seek out inspiration – Innovative ideas often come from happy accidents. You should also read what inspires you and then write about that.