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The Meditation of Doing

One of the biggest misunderstandings of meditation that I’ve found, both in myself and others, is that to meditate, one must sit silently and do nothing for a specific period of time.

If you’re a naturally “still” person, this can be bliss in, and of, itself.

If you’re a more active kind of person, this can be friggin booooooooooring!

(Ironically, that boredom might be exactly what you need to master your inner stillness!)

However, meditation isn’t just sitting in lotus position on a yoga mat on the floor and breathing in incense.

So let’s clear up a basic meditation misunderstanding.

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What Is Meditation pt. 1

In over a decade of research and practice, I’ve come across literally thousands of meditation techniques, hundreds of explanations as to what meditation is, and, were I to rely on all of this, I still wouldn’t be able to tell you!

However, I am a big fan of Occam’s Razor and gravitate toward the absolute simplest of explanations.

So, let’s ask the question, “What is meditation?”

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