Things I Always Have to Remind Myself About Meditation

October 31, 2007   |   1 Comment  |   FavoriteLoadingAdd to favorites

Consistency is more important than duration (i.e. 10 minutes a day is better than an hour a week)

I’m never going to get it right.

If I have an itch, I can scratch it.

I don’t have to feel like doing it to do it.

If I’m all fidgety and jumpy, it’s okay. My meditation will be fidgety and jumpy today.

Don’t try to not have any thoughts.

It IS working. I just don’t know what “it” is.


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  • Posted by:  Suzanne

    Thus have I heard: “Scratch only after it arises in your mind 3 times.”

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