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Re: Silencing The Buzz

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  • Lora_T
    ... Bees ... and ... What is said here is beautiful.....How do I get started doing what you just said in your post before mine? I have never meditated ever...
    Message 1 of 197 , Jun 9, 2002
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      --- In meditationsocietyofamerica@y..., rainbowtoh wrote:
      > Anxiety for many of us is a continual presence.
      > Like a hive of bees in the garden we may all of got
      > used to there constant buzz of worry. That much that
      > we may no longer even notice it.<br>Here is a
      > visualization exercise that I learned called, 'Silencing The
      > Buzz'.<br><br>Sit comfortable and close your eyes. Imagine that you
      > are walking down a path in a silent forest. Soon you
      > come across a clearing. Walk slowly to the centre of
      > the glade and sit down.<br><br>As if from nowhere
      > animals surround you. They mean no harm, but each
      > represents a concern. The larger the animal the greater the
      > anxiety. (for example a gazelle may represent a work
      > deadline and a lion may represent a problem within a
      > relationship).<br><br>In another part of the glade is a beehive.
      Bees
      > swarm near by, making the buzz of free flowing
      > worry.<br><br>Gently touch each animal. As you do so, they quieten
      and
      > disappear into the forest. The only sound left is the buzz
      > of the bees.<br><br>Imagine all your tiny worries
      > one by one entering the hive, until the glade is
      > silent. Your worries are still, your concerns will be
      > dealt with another day. All around is peace.

      What is said here is beautiful.....How do I get started doing what
      you just said in your post before mine? 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
    • 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
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        --- 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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