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Filtering on tag: tired

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 →
Type: Awareness of Breath
Read Time: 2 mins
I only just managed to get this session started in time. In fact, I had been writing the March round up when I saw the time slipping away and decided to start. You can find the march roundup here […] This was the first of the new 35 minute sessions. I knew I was feeling very tired. But I … Read More →
Type: Awareness of Breath
Read Time: 3 mins
We woke up on our family weekend away. It was a broken night as the children woke up a few times. After some quick toast and coffee, the chance to sneak off presented itself. It was just after seven am, I had a choice between doing the session now, with noisy children in the background, or waiting … 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: Awareness of Breath
Read Time: 2 mins
I started slightly after my preferred time. This was due to waking fifteen minutes later than normal and then getting involved with getting the children ready. I set up the essential oil and got ready on the cushion for my preparations […] Having got set up I soon noticed that my nose was … Read More →
Type: Awareness of Breath
Read Time: 2 mins
After missing a few days, two with commitments and another two with illness I had considered starting again tomorrow. In the end, I was very glad I did it today. […] Starting by setting out a little essential oil in a candle diffuser I set up on my cushion and went through the preparations. I … Read More →
Type: Awareness of Breath
Read Time: 1 mins
I’d had less sleep than normal and was starting in the early time slot. I was ready to start and get this ‘over and one with’ which is probably not the best way to begin! […] This was a difficult session. I lost focus very easily and realised I was getting quite intense pins … 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 →