Journal Entries


Filtering on tag: dullness

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 had a bad nights sleep as the youngest is under the weather. I was downstairs a little later than I would have liked. I had a big coffee, relaxed for 20 minutes slipped into my office. […] This felt like a very average session. There is not much to say, I did my preparation steps … 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 went into the office sneaking away from the children this morning. I set up and used essential oil […] I had some trouble with the preparations this morning. I had to restart several times before completing. I had a good posture but was a little tired and achy. After literally two or three … Read More →
Type: Awareness of Breath
Read Time: 2 mins
Having not meditated for a week I was expecting to be in for a difficult session. I waited until the children were off to the school run and then I chose to sit on a dining room chair. Even though I was very tired and had been up in the night, it felt good to be sitting to meditate. […] I … Read More →
Type: Awareness of Breath
Read Time: 2 mins
This morning I had decided to wait until the youngest was on his way to nursery. I set up with some essential oil. My eldest wanted to join in. She had grabbed a pair of her own cushions and sat next to me. I explained that she could sit with me and quietly watch her breath if she liked. Knowing … Read More →
Type: Awareness of Breath
Read Time: 4 mins
This was the second session of my two planned hour long sessions this weekend. This time I was starting in the morning slot I prefer where the focus is better. I’d also had a good nights sleep and although a little tired still, I felt that this would wear off a little as the session went on. I … Read More →
Type: Awareness of Breath
Read Time: 2 mins
It was quite late in the evening. My girlfriend had just gone to bed and I was starting the first of the two planned hour long sessions. I’d had a little coffee but was still tired. I set up some essential oil and put the cushions down in the front room. […] As I sat a noticed a sleepy … Read More →