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Type: Awareness of Breath
Read Time: 2 mins
The meditation was the second part of a local evening class at a Buddhist center. I’ve not been since the Metta Bhavana Session session a couple of weeks back due to work commitments and illness. As the second half of the class began we had a few words on meditation while seated before … Read More →
Type: Awareness of Breath
Read Time: 3 mins
I started a little later than I would have liked this morning. This was due to a period looking after the children first thing. Once I managed to get away, I set up my cushions and essential oil and resolved to practice. The cough and blocked nose I’ve had over recent days have mostly passed. … Read More →
Type: Awareness of Breath
Read Time: 2 mins
I noticed a bit of a chesty cough this morning. I guess this has been related to my being ill recently and it’s the tail end of the effects. As I prepared the essential oil I also used a little nose spray to help my breathing. My nose was also a little blocked. Then go seated on the cushions … Read More →
Type: Awareness of Breath
Read Time: 2 mins
I started by adding a little essential oil to a diffuser and sitting down on a pair of small cushions in my office. I adjusted my crossed legs a couple of times to find a comfortable spot. I’m beginning to move more towards a lotus position, but it may be some time before I reach it! … Read More →
Type: Walking
Read Time: 2 mins
I started out with the intention to maintain awareness on the soles of my feet as I walked. I had planned a pleasant route, about 15 minutes long with a steep hill in the middle which would take around five minutes of that. I set out at a fairly normal pace, just a little slower than my usual … Read More →