Find Your Meditation
Get down, fold your legs, sit straight, close your eyes, and focus on your thoughts.
The traditional definition or process of meditation is very narrow.
In reality, its scope is as diverse as it gets. And this is something especially those who don’t “like” doing meditation should know.
You don’t necessarily have to sit to meditate like it’s your job.
You don’t have to get in the ‘right’ clothes.
You don’t need to know the ‘right’ method.
Fuck, you don’t even need to sit straight.
Yes, that’s what many people tell us. But then these are also the people who are trying to sell us their meditation courses, videos, and membership.
You can do meditation in any different form and way that suits your convenience. The key is simply to focus on your existing thoughts; to be in the present; to be mindful.
Love listening to songs? Great. Jam in your favorite song and listen to every word of it. Focus on its music; on how it makes you feel at the very present.
Love watching birds? Great. Go outside and look at them. Look at that bird and follow her through until she vanishes behind that tall building. Follow her through every micro-second.
Love reading books? Great. Take out that book and read. Read every word of every line. Focus on every word and its meaning.
You can just lay there on the bed, stare at the ceiling, and meditate.
It comes down to you watching your thoughts in the present. Keeping your thoughts in the present. Letting all the noise who are trying to influence your thoughts pass by without you fighting them.
There are many ways to meditate. Find “your way”.
In fact, do it now. Regardless of where you are and in what position, focus on your thoughts. Don’t try to control them. Just be mindful of what you’re thinking. Go…