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Filtering on type: awareness-of-breath

Type: Awareness of Breath
Read Time: 3 mins
As I was up quite early this morning, I had a quick coffee, read the book a little and started. Today I decided to start using a technique called “checking”. This is where you use some introspective awareness to check in with yourself and become aware of any distractions which might … Read More →
Type: Awareness of Breath
Read Time: 2 mins
I started at 7:25 this morning, which although about an hour later than I might have liked, I was still happy to be back on the morning slot. I set out the cushions and lit a candle for the essential oil and settled in. […] I noticed even during the preparations that my attention was good … Read More →
Type: Awareness of Breath
Read Time: 3 mins
Although I was back from my holiday, I was not working today. This was just as well since my youngest was ill and needed some attention. I was also annoyed about a family matter yesterday. This had trickled over into today and was still on my mind. I didn’t get to start until nearly 10:45am … Read More →
Type: Awareness of Breath
Read Time: 2 mins
I only just managed to get this session started in time. In fact, I had been writing the March round up when I saw the time slipping away and decided to start. You can find the march roundup here […] This was the first of the new 35 minute sessions. I knew I was feeling very tired. But I … 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: Awareness of Breath
Read Time: 2 mins
Starting just before seven am, I had a choice between doing the session now, with noisy children in the background, or waiting until they left for school. Deciding to start now I set out my cushions and lit the essential oil diffuser. […] I was not working today, so I had one less distraction … Read More →
Type: Awareness of Breath
Read Time: 3 mins
This morning I was up in my preferred early slot again. After sitting with a coffee I came into my office, set out some essential oils and prepared the cushions. […] As I settled into position on the floor I had about a minute sitting quietly before I remembered to set the timer. I had set … Read More →