19 Ways To Make More Time For Meditation

19 Ways To Make More Time For Meditation

If you are finding it difficult to find time for meditation then you are not alone, often it is a struggle to find space for any kind of meditation in your life. Like all things, it is only once you establish an action as a habit that it starts to feel vital to your day. These ideas can help you cut down the distractions that pull you way from your time to just sit and be.

1. Unplug

Turn off the computer, email, social sites, and funny cat videos. It is amazing how tempting this technology is and how much it distracts us. Please wait until you’ve read the whole of this article though :)

2. Turn off the television

Another of the great time killers. You can always catch up on that episode of ‘Elephants That Ski’ but if you miss your meditation session, it’s gone. This is a great way to begin to learn about becoming aware of what you do with your time, moment to moment.

3. Get a timer

Okay, I’m not saying we get so obsessed about time here, it’s just that when you raise your awareness of how you are spending time it opens up vastly in front of you. Using a timer is a great way to establish a committed meditation practice. Get a timer, set it. Sit. 5-10 minutes. It’s enough.

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Why The Amateurs Shall Inherit The Earth

Why The Amateurs Shall Inherit The Earth

Have you got 10,000 hours to spare?

This is the time they say it takes to master your thing. The thing that you want to commit your life to and that will have you bursting with excitement every day.

10,000.

I say we ditch trying to master stuff and instead let’s just play at stuff. Like novices and amateurs.

All of the time I am trying to empower young people to play music. With no skills or experience. No hours.

So why not follow on with the same philosophy that I teach to them. Everything is here, play with it. (more…)