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  • medit8ionsociety
    You cannot learn to sleep, it just comes. What you can do is prepare to sleep by bathing, preparing your bed, putting on bed clothes, and so on. Similarly, you
    Message 1 of 197 , Feb 9, 2002
      You cannot learn to sleep, it just comes. What
      you can do is prepare to sleep by bathing, preparing
      your bed, putting on bed clothes, and so on.
      Similarly, you cannot learn to meditate, it just comes. You
      can prepare to meditate by relaxing, concentrating,
      and so on.<br>Kir Li Molari
    • eveneon
      ... me.... I am so glad for ... Hi Lora, I would suggest visitng the website for the meditation society http://www.meditationsociety.com/. There are lots of
      Message 197 of 197 , Jun 9, 2002
        --- In meditationsocietyofamerica@y..., "Lora_T" <candlelady123@j...>
        wrote:
        >I have never meditated ever... i appreciate any help you can give
        me.... I am so glad for
        > this meditation group...Thanks for starting it.. Lora T

        Hi Lora,
        I would suggest visitng the website for the meditation society
        http://www.meditationsociety.com/. There are lots of techniques
        listed there. Try a few different ones until you find one that is
        easy to follow. Perhaps the first thing to try is to just sit in a
        quiet place, close your eyes, and focus on the sound and feeling of
        breath. Just breathe natually. Notice your thoughts, but don't hang
        onto them. Just watch them come and go. Watch and listen.

        I hope this helps. Meditation can seem difficult when you are first
        starting out (and even after you have been doing it a while for that
        matter). Just try it and be patient and perserve. The hardest part is
        the actual committment to sit down and do it. Just sitting quietly
        and watching your breath is more beneficial than you may imagine.

        Eve
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