23 Feb Meditation – Questions and Answers
Episode 378. Kathleen Slattery-Moschkau answers listener questions and comments about meditation. Although there are many ways to approach meditation and to answer these questions, Kathleen responds directly from her personal experience and a practical approach.
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00:00 Why Meditation?
00:43 See the Fiction, Drop the fiction
01:20 “I have tried meditation, but I am bad at it. I can’t sit still.
02:04 We practice meditation, we practice. That is how we become skillful.
02:30 Basketball analogy
03:11 “I play guitar. Isn’t this a form of meditation?”
03:30 Pilot/Fighter Jet
04:45 Meditation – 3 Skills
08:16 “How often should I meditate and how long should I do it?”
09:35 “Why focus on the breath? The breath feels vague to me.”
12:20 “I know that meditation would help me, but I do not have the time to do it.”
14:00 “I love meditation because it is a time I can solve my work problems.”
16:20 “I am religious and not sure how meditation fits into that.”
18:10 “The transition from the calm of meditation back to the reality of my day feels jolting. Any suggestions?”
20:55 “My back hurts when I try to sit in the meditation posture.”
23:00 The side benefit of meditation —the physical benefits.
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