Every year Tricycle magazine sponsors Meditation Month from March 1-31. Check out their encouraging words, written resources, and free video guided meditation at Meditation Month 2018: Body as Foundation. A few minutes here and there, every day (when you remember), will change your life. I guarantee it!
Sometimes this blog just writes itself.
Today I found this link in my inbox: “5 Reasons You (And Everyone Else) Are Having a Hard Time Meditating” (Trike Daily, 12 Jan 2018). So, rather than draw this out, just follow my link and see for yourself what these folks imagined might be getting in your way.
Reluctant to open another tab on your web browser? I get that feeling a lot. Here’s their list of 5 reasons plus one more that I thought up all by myself. But why dwell on the obstacles? Go to their site and see what you can do about these things. Happy meditating!
- How do I find time to meditate?
- Will people think I’m weird?
- Meditation could bring up too many painful emotions.
- Meditation could make me too soft.
- Something else is my meditation.
- (Alan’s favorite) I meant to meditate, but I forgot. =)
Have you ever considered what it might be like to meditate every day? Even 9 minutes a day? Perhaps try it out for one month and see how it goes? If you’re willing to give it a try, Tricycle magazine is ready to help. The magazine has announced that March 2016 will be their Meditation Month. Here’s their announcement: Continue reading
“You may start each day intending to spend half an hour on your zafu, practice walking meditation in the park, or write three haikus capturing the essence of your insights. But you’re out of yogurt and broccoli, there are 237 unread emails in your inbox, your taxes were due last week, and your child has knocked out a tooth skateboarding or needs you to buy Japanese print fabric for a history project. So you put off meditating or working on your memoir for one more day. And then one more.” writes Anne Cushman (Lion’s Roar, 4 Jan 2016).