September 01, 2009

Give your meditation practice a tune-up

michael wertzNodding off when you meditate? Impatient? Asking yourself "Why am I doing this?" Maybe you just need a nudge.

The meditation doctor usually prescribes "The Meditator's Toolbox: Tricycle's 21 Tips to Power Your Practice."

Here's a sample:

Be patient

When you plant seeds in the garden, you don’t dig them up every day to see if they have sprouted yet. You simply water them and clear away the weeds; you know that the seeds will grow in time. Similarly, just do your daily practice and cultivate a kind heart. Abandon impatience and instead be content creating the causes for goodness; the results will come when they’re ready.” - Tibetan Buddhist nun and author Bhikshuni Thubten Chodron

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Rebecca's picture

Thank you. This works.