2019-03-12 6:25am 30m Morning Sitting

Type: Awareness of Breath
Read Time: 1 mins


As I was leaving early for work today I started early. After a very quick shower and a small coffee, I sat down quickly and started to go through the preparations from “The Mind Illuminated”. I got comfortable on the cushion and also had some essential oils in a heater. I had similar intentions to yesterday but went through all of them again.


Internal Preparation Comment
Motivation - More peace and tranquility
Goals - Multi minute periods of attention to breath
Possible Distractions - Busy day of work ahead

After setting my intentions I counted ten breaths and then settled in to just breathing in and out at the nose. It was at this point I realised that I hadn’t set the timer. I then set the timer to twenty minutes as I didn’t know how long I’d been going, but needed to leave around 7am. This did not really seem to take away from the meditation. As I set the time I very quickly fell back into the process.

The attention was quite firm today, and although some distractions did take place my I felt a noticeable ‘progress’ today


Meditiation Type Awareness of Breath
Meditiation Position Seated Floor Cushion
Meditiation Length 30m
Meditiation Stages Stage-2 Stage-2+
Tags Forgot Timer Relaxed Energy Peaceful
Satisfaction Rating 8
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