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11 Easy Ways to Meditate (Or, There’s No Such Thing As Being Bad At Meditation)

11 Easy Ways to Meditate (Or, There’s No Such Thing As Being Bad At Meditation)
Posted by Siobhan on Wednesday, September 14, 2011 · 50 Comments This is a pep-rally post: I want you all to do the challenge, and I want to make it easier because meditation can seem really hard! Actually, though, it’s not that hard—it’s really not. But I didn’t know that before, and so, herewith, 11 things that might make a daily meditation practice feel a little more manageable. I know everyone’s practice is totally different! So this is just me sharing what I have learned, because had I known these things when I started (and stopped, and started, and stopped), I think it might have stuck with it a lot sooner. I hope it helps, and please also share your tips in the comments. 1. 2. 3. Trust the process. 4. So prop up your butt. 5. 6. 7. 8. Then my teacher Lesley D. taught me one: “Let go.” 9. 10. Finally, 11. I was lucky enough to see a very special monk speak a while back here in New York and the topic of the lecture was “Compassion and the True Nature of the Mind.” Amazing image via

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