I know what you’re thinking… I can’t meditate; I have too much going on in my head. Or…I don’t have the time to meditate because of Excuse 1, Excuse 2, oh and Excuse 3. Well guess what? I too once believed I was unable to do it. I used sit in closets, darken rooms, and even play nostalgic music. Now of these things assisted in my quest of meditating, because I would think… “This isn’t going to work.” Our minds dictate our actions. Therefore I had to encourage myself that I would succeed in learning the art of mediation.
I first began by setting a timer for 3 minutes. My goal was to not think about my “To Do List.” 180 seconds later I was frustrated because I was so busy thinking… “When will timer ring?” Aarrggghhhh… But after several attempts I was finally able to stop listening to the chatter in my head. I went from mediating 3 minutes to 5 minutes to 10 minutes…and now I’m beyond.
Meditation has changed my life! You MUST make time to quiet your mind and meditate. I mediate every morning because it starts my day on a positive note. While meditating I pray and say affirmations. I am on a constant journey to improve my life and ones around me. I challenge you to try to mediate for 180 seconds. And once you get into a rhythm of doing so and see a change in your life (because I believe you will succeed) send me an e-mail discussing your journey.