Man, I am so grateful that I haven’t given up on meditation. I truly believe that it is the single most important act of self-care. Through meditation, I have seen that my thoughts do not mean anything. I have learned to respond, rather than react. I have created space in my head from the constant chatter of my “monkey mind.” After getting all up in my head after seeing an ex BF last weekend, I am now meditating twice per day – 10 minutes each time. I am still not looking forward to each session, but it is something that I make myself do (like exercise) for my own peace of mind. I do believe that if I keep the practice up, I will someday look forward to sitting. Until then, here are some of my favorite meditation resources.
Meditation Apps (both offer guided meditation sessions – I’m currently using Headspace’s 10 minutes, 10 days guided meditation and their sleep guided meditation)
- Byron Katie’s, “The Work” (see my post here for an example)
2. Writing Meditation (see my post here)
3. Coloring as Meditation (see my post here)
4. Running as Meditation (see my post here)
** And see this article here ***
“… you are the only one that is you … this is me … this is me … and you don’t have to look over there … keep reminding yourself, that’s where home is …”
That’s where home is ….