A note on meditation

Meditation is something that I do almost daily now and its effects have been profound for me. It’s helped improve my happiness, my presence, and my life as a whole. Because I am able to sit down and calm my mind, when I’m not meditating, I am able to do the same thing. I train my mind for even when I’m not meditating.

If I meditate on happiness and forgiveness, I am better able to be happy and forgive those around me when the time gets rough. It’s a way for the mind to learn a pattern or habit and keep it in place. When a chef can chop through vegetables quickly, they also have more precision when they are doing other things. The same is true with the mind. The mind is a muscle.

A huge motivator for myself to meditate is “why don’t I want to sit with myself for ten minutes?”. Think about that. Anyone who has ever tried meditation has probably encountered this problem; it’s because we have difficulty doing nothing. We struggle even with sitting with our minds for ten minutes. Why is that? Our minds are always with us, so shouldn’t we make peace with it? That’s what meditation is. It’s getting used to dealing with your mind and learning how to be with yourself. It’s a very important skill for happiness and life. You should try it, sit with yourself for ten minutes today and write about it in the comments below! Tell me what your experiences were and what your mind was thinking!

Have a wonderful night!

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