My mind during this morning’s meditation was like a puppy in the park. A ping pong ball between two paddle-wielding Chinese Olympians. But even after my poor meditation, I have more awareness over my thoughts for many hours after. And with that awareness, I get a measure of control, because I can sense all my emotional reactions, my anger or anxiety, immediately, as they flare up. Without this awareness, my reactions run unchecked, and they distract and destabilize me throughout the day, and throughout my life.
Given that your brain is the most powerful muscle you have, the measure of control you get from even a terrible meditation is huge.
After a few weeks, even after just a few days, meditating will probably be the biggest action you take to change your life, from your relationships to your work.
So get your ass in the seat. Every day. If you don’t have 10 minutes a day for your peace of mind, then… what’re you doing here?
Follow me and I will take you away from the everyday.
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