When we use physical exercise, yoga or meditation to avoid uncomfortable emotions we make them stick around longer. This is an invitation to let meditation be a place to practice welcoming all parts of you.
I started mapping what I was doing and how when I had the experience of myself as consciousness and I realized something huge: We can methodically fine tune the instrument of our perception to become aware of ourself as consciousness.
In this podcast episode Gary van Warmerdam and I discuss a different alternative to doing battle with the mind. A way in which you can stop fighting and start accepting.
Through a good meditation practice you will start realizing through direct experience that you are separate from your mind. And I don’t mean as an idea, a concept.
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An overview on some of the measured effects of meditation. Many studies show that meditation can positively impact your mental and physical health. Whether it’s by reducing stress, improving sleep, increasing focus, or improving relationships, research shows meditation really does work. But how?
What always got me to sit down and go within was the thought that meditation is a rebellious act. An anti-dote to a program of thoughts and beliefs running me. This is how it works and how you can rebel as well.