Journal Entries


Type: Awareness of Breath
Read Time: 2 mins
After a bad nights sleep, I got into my office to meditate. I did do a session yesterday, which was interrupted after twenty minutes. I chose not to journal it later. Today I set up the essential oil and sat on the cushions. I was looking forward to having a proper session again. […] It felt … 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 →
Type: Awareness of Breath
Read Time: 2 mins
I’ve had a bad nights sleep coming into this meditation. I set up with essential oil as usual and sat on the cushions. There were some thinking and dullness present, but I felt glad to be sitting down to meditate Today again instead of the counting, I wanted to use this continuous checking to … Read More →
Type: Awareness of Breath
Read Time: 2 mins
I was awake and came downstairs at 6am. I made my usual coffee and read a little. It’s been a while since I picked up the book the mind illuminated. I decided to drop back a little and re-read Stage 4, which is where I am currently focusing. Today instead of the counting, I wanted to use this … Read More →
Type: Metta Bhavana
Read Time: 2 mins
Today the pre-sitting walking meditation took around ten minutes. This session had a nice feel today. I found good mindfulness of the walking sensations. As we came to sit, I enjoyed a pleasant calm and looked forward to the practice. […] It had been a long time since I did a Metta Bhavana … 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: 2 mins
I was awake and downstairs with the children since about 6am. Having a slower start and a coffee put me in a good mood, although I was a little tired having had to get up earlier today. About ten to seven the chance came to go into my office. I prepared the essential oil and cushions in the usual … Read More →