Journal Entries


Filtering on tag: relaxed-energy

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 Woke up very tired due to a busy few days with poor sleep quality. I came down and had a strong coffee before setting up in the usual way. […] It felt good to sit again this morning. I actually sat yesterday morning too but didn’t find the time to write about it. I also went to the … Read More →
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 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 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 →