Why Don’t We Meditate?

Posted on July 22, 2014


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Meditation is one of the simplest thing to do, and yet it is often over-complicated. Many people hear about the benefits of meditation and get fired up to do it, and then stress endlessly over actually starting… only to put it off for another month. But why? What is so intimidating about sitting still for a few minutes each day, and why does the idea psych so many people out of doing it?

There are a few answers to this question. Maybe you will recognize yourself in one of them:

We don’t really know what meditation is, and we think we might be doing it wrong. It can be this simple: a regular practice of quieting the mind and tuning in to our breath. That is the basic premise, anyway, and a great place to start.

We complicate this simple act by making it into a goal-oriented task. Meditation…

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