Journal Entries


Filtering on tag: relaxed

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: 2 mins
This morning I waited until 8am to start so the children had left for school. I’d awoke very tired by the children and the chance to start didn’t present itself until they left for school. It was a really nice day here, so I decided to sit on a tall chair at the table where it is … Read More →
Type: Awareness of Breath
Read Time: 2 mins
Starting again from the morning slot I prefer I started with the suggestion from “The Mind Illuminated” of setting my intentions. I re-read the list just before I started and worked through these in my mind. […] It took me around three to four minutes to set these clear in my mind … Read More →
Type: Awareness of Breath
Read Time: 2 mins
I was again unable to do my daily meditation this morning due mostly to not getting out of bed early being followed by childcare commitments. I started this quite late in the evening when my main day has been finished. I decided to use a pair of cushions stacked and to meditate on the floor in my … Read More →
Type: Awareness of Breath
Read Time: 1 mins
Meditating, or at least closing my eyes and being mindful of breath while cuddling my youngest to sleep is something I get to enjoy from time to time. He was not asleep yet, but had finished his milk and was appearing to settle down to drift off. I managed to find a relaxing awareness and rythm of … Read More →
Type: Awareness of Breath
Read Time: 1 mins
This meditation was not as enjoyable as it might have been as it was started from a state of slight agitation/annoyance. Caused by a bad nights sleep and trouble during the morning routine. The children and work commitments caused this to start later than planned. Deciding to push on and observe the … Read More →