Journal Entries


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Type: Awareness of Breath
Read Time: 2 mins
I’d not sat formally for a while, although I have done quite a few sessions in the time since my last formal entry here. I prepared the essential oils and lit a candle. Sitting to do this again in the office felt good. I was a little tired and achy, but I wanted to do the session. […] I … Read More →
Type: Awareness of Breath
Read Time: 2 mins
I’d had a bad nights sleep as the youngest is under the weather. I was downstairs a little later than I would have liked. I had a big coffee, relaxed for 20 minutes slipped into my office. […] This felt like a very average session. There is not much to say, I did my preparation steps … Read More →
Type: Awareness of Breath
Read Time: 1 mins
I’d had to wait until the afternoon before I had a chance to sit. I was fairly tired […] This was probably not a very good time to meditate. I was tired and sleepy, but I wanted to have the session anyway so I didn’t miss a day. I sat and found a pleasant stillness. Some thinking … Read More →
Type: Awareness of Breath
Read Time: 2 mins
I woke early this morning at about 5:50am. I had a good energy and I came downstairs to sit quietly. I enjoyed about 20 minutes of quiet time before my eldest awoke and came in. We sat for a little while before I went off to meditate. […] This morning I got through the preparations well, I … Read More →
Type: Awareness of Breath
Read Time: 3 mins
I had to wait to start for a little while this morning, the children both played their part in delaying my start. At just after 7:30am I was able to slip away and set up. I was feeling very tired and my body felt a little achy all over. As I set up my mind wanted to drift towards thinking about the … Read More →
Type: Awareness of Breath
Read Time: 1 mins
Following the previous two sessions (links below) we had a final session of mindful breathing. This is after a tea break and it starts with a few general questions. Part of this discussion talked about the balance and finding the right attention if you are sleepy or too alert. Given this is exactly … Read More →
Type: Awareness of Breath
Read Time: 2 mins
I was slightly later than I would have liked, partially due to odd sleeping arrangements last night. When I got the chance I snuck off into my office, laid out the cushions and set up the essential oil diffuser. […] As I sat this morning I felt my posture was a little more comfortable than … Read More →
Type: Awareness of Breath
Read Time: 2 mins
As the rest of my family had one by one fallen asleep, I had the chance to meditate. I was hoping to do the same afterward! We were still on our holiday I went into the bedroom, and set up on the stool at the foot of the bed and tried to stay away to do the preparations. […] I was very tired … Read More →