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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 →
Type: Awareness of Breath
Read Time: 3 mins
We woke up on our family weekend away. It was a broken night as the children woke up a few times. After some quick toast and coffee, the chance to sneak off presented itself. It was just after seven am, I had a choice between doing the session now, with noisy children in the background, or waiting … Read More →
Type: Walking
Read Time: 2 mins
I decided to take a slightly longer route to the shops giving me a fifteen minute period to do some walking meditation. […] After the success of the last walking meditation, I had high hopes for this session. I set out and went through the steps above fairly quickly. I sort of attempted a … Read More →
Type: Awareness of Breath
Read Time: 2 mins
I noticed a bit of a chesty cough this morning. I guess this has been related to my being ill recently and it’s the tail end of the effects. As I prepared the essential oil I also used a little nose spray to help my breathing. My nose was also a little blocked. Then go seated on the cushions … Read More →
Type: Awareness of Breath
Read Time: 2 mins
I started slightly after my preferred time. This was due to waking fifteen minutes later than normal and then getting involved with getting the children ready. I set up the essential oil and got ready on the cushion for my preparations […] Having got set up I soon noticed that my nose was … Read More →