How to finally start meditating (like a pro)
“If you don’t have 10 minutes, you don’t have a life.” Tony Robbins
I’ve failed at a daily meditation habit more times than I can count. I used to think it was ridiculous, a waste of time, new-agey eastern-philosophy pseudoscience.
I was so damn wrong.
I didn’t get it— I’d close my eyes and sit on the floor, trying so hard to.. I don’t know.. not think about anything? It wasn’t working.
I didn’t make any progress.
I’d quit, decide to give it another shot, and quit again. No matter how hard I’d try, I couldn’t see the value in meditating. I felt like an idiot sitting on the floor, looking for Buddha.
It just wasn’t working for me.
I tried different methods. One suggestion from James Altucher— spend a minute imagining yourself meditating for 30 minutes. Think about what it would feel like. I did this for a month.
The good: I was actually able to do it. The bad? It didn’t really...
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