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This is why the book Flow needs to be burned. I'm going to let you in on a little secret - those periods where you are mindful and engaged? You are actually moving faster than you think. Possibly faster than you are when you feel that you are moving at a quicker clip. When the mind moves slowly, it begins to see additional details. Instead of your ...


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The breathing is imperceptible, that is all, because there must be movement of the breathing for it to be perceived. However, obviously the body continues to have breath flowing through it.


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If we are truly sincere with ourselves, there isn't a goal, but that takes quite an exceptional individual to understand this at the outset. I do it because I like sitting down for 30 minutes or so without reacting to my thoughts. This is quite telling. In fact, I know practising Buddhist who have been banging away at this for decades who have still not ...


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Allow me to point out the possibly obvious... If you sit because you 'like' it, then you have a goal: 30 minutes or so enjoying yourself. It may not be a particularly high-minded goal, but it's still a goal. Just sayin'... Meditation is a practice; we practice putting the thinking mind down. The thinking mind is a tool for dealing with dukkha (discontentment,...


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