MEDITATION SAVED MY LIFE!
MEDITATION SAVED MY LIFE!
I began meditating over a decade ago during a very stressful time in my life.
I was certain my mind and body would explode from the pressure, as I tried to handle many highly emotional life situations. Desperation set in as I struggled to gain some essence of control in my world of chaos.
My first attempt at gaining relief from this tension was when I sat down, closed my eyes and with the sound of rain falling in my headphones said to myself over and over and over again,
"Clear my mind...
clear my mind...
clear my mind."
I didn't know what meditation was, nor did I realize that was what I was doing. I just knew I needed peace in my mind, heart and soul
I lasted about five minutes, before I jumped up believing I had failed as my mind hadn't cleared at all.
Determined, I continued this routine daily and soon I became more and more successful. Some days I could actually sit for the 5 minutes and my mind would clear. The minutes turned to ten, then fifteen and at times I would sit for hours.
Meditation saved my life.
I learned how to separate myself from the world outside of my body and control my emotions, thoughts and feelings. I could handle the stress of all that was happening in a clean, clear and calm way.
After years of learning about the many various types of meditation, I have settled in to what works for me.
I believe you do not have to follow a certain meditation dogma or philosophy to receive an emotional and physical benefit. The basic premise is to quiet your thoughts and allow calm, contentment and peace to fill the space of your mind and body.
Now, whether I want to relax and release tension or concentrate on one thought, I turn to daily meditation as my life saving method.
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Pennie's Life Lesson:
"Quiet your mind and allow calm,
contentment and peace to fill you."
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My intent in sharing this with you is to encourage you to find your own place of quiet, place of solitude, place of peace.
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