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Journaling Inspired by Meditate

Several times a day! Meditate!   Meditate several times each day. Use your trusty timer again. Perhaps you can meditate for one minute each hour or 10 minutes every 4 hours. The goal is to maintain a mindful state 24 hours per day. This is more easily accomplished if you meditate several times each day. … Read moreJournaling Inspired by Meditate

Use a Timer during meditation

  Hello Journalers, I have been having a hard time keeping focused during my meditations. Once I accepted the timer in my routine, I began to have better sessions.   Use a timer. Suppose you plan to meditate for 15 minutes. It can be very distracting to wonder how much time is left. So, you … Read moreUse a Timer during meditation

The longer you meditate…

The longer you meditate, the more important your posture becomes. Almost any position can be comfortable for a few minutes, but few positions are comfortable for 20 minutes or more. Even your comfy couch is inadequate. It’s important to maintain a well-supported position with a straight spine. Leaning or slouching will create tension and discomfort. … Read moreThe longer you meditate…

Journaling Inspired by Breathing to Get Started

Start with mindful breathing. Other forms of meditation can require higher levels of focus and discipline. Arguably, mindful breathing is the most valuable form of meditation. Simply focus on your breathing. When your mind wanders, gently return your focus to your breath. I enjoy diffusing essential oils while I am practicing my breathing. Valor helps … Read moreJournaling Inspired by Breathing to Get Started

You don’t need anything to meditate.

You don’t need anything specific to meditate.   Meditate more effectively and enjoy greater benefits:   The first one on the list is: You don’t need anything to meditate. It can be nice to have a proper cushion, loose-fitting clothing, and a quiet location. However, you don’t need any of those things. You can meditate … Read moreYou don’t need anything to meditate.