Journal Entries


Filtering on stage: stage-3

Type: Awareness of Breath
Read Time: 2 mins
I awoke early today, and it felt right to get up and come downstairs at around 5:50am. I made a coffee and sat reading for 25 minutes, before moving to the office to begin the meditation. […] I did my internal preparations quickly this morning and moved into sitting with full body awareness. … Read More →
Type: Awareness of Breath
Read Time: 2 mins
As the children left I went into my office to sit this morning. It was about 8:30am and although a little tired I had drunk some coffee. […] As I sat I found some relaxation straight away. It felt that I would be able to sit the whole time without too much impatience arising. I set out my … Read More →
Type: Awareness of Breath
Read Time: 2 mins
I was awake quite early this morning and after a coffee, I chose to come in and sit just after 7am. I had good energy but was tired. […] As I first sat it took a little while to get my internal preparations straight in my mind. I’ve come to realise that I do want to set the motivation … Read More →
Type: Awareness of Breath
Read Time: 2 mins
I’ve had a few un-journaled meditations in the last week, including the evening session, but I haven’t been able to do every morning. A mixture of being out of the habit and childcare commitments has conspired against me. I was looking forward to sitting this morning. […] I set … Read More →
Type: Awareness of Breath
Read Time: 2 mins
I had had a broken nights sleep. It took me a while to drift off, and I was awake again at 5am with the youngest wanting milk. It was broad daylight at 5am, and even with the blinds down, the room was too bright for me to sleep. After laying comfortably for a while half awake and asleep I decided to … Read More →
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 need to get on the road this morning. So this might be a quick review! I got set up and I’d already had a coffee I went into my office to set up. I lit a candle for the essential oil and sat cross-legged. […] Although I was tired this morning, there was not a lot of talking in my … 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 →