I’m a full 6 weeks into coaching myself to meditate and it really does feel like I’m getting the hang of it. I’m no longer forgetting to do it–I regularly meditate when I wake up and/or before my first client of the day. What’s more, I’m fitting in mindful breaths at other points of the day too, such as when I’m starting to feel … Read More Meditation Week 6: Getting the Hang of it
I know I want to meditate, and thanks to last week’s work I’ve figured out the “why” behind this desire. But, as a failed meditater–who has stopped and started many times in the past–I wanted to look at past attempts and identify what has worked and what hasn’t. I did a full review and I made some changes in two areas of my life to … Read More Meditation Habit Week 2: What Works, What Doesn’t?
Are you waiting to hear home many times I meditated this past week? Drumroll please… None. I meditated zero times since committing to form a meditation habit. But there’s good reason for that. I’m not just going to set a goal and get going. That doesn’t work for me, or for most people. Knowing what you want to do isn’t the problem. To make a … Read More Meditation Habit, Week 1: Identifying the Why
I’ve tried to establish a meditation practice several times in the past. I’d do it a few times when I was feeling particularly stressed or uncertain about a decision, then give up the habit as soon as everything felt back on track. For me, meditation was always a tool stored in the emergency kit–there to be used in a crisis, then stored away until the … Read More Meditation Habit, Week 0: How Coaching Can Help