My last blog post was two weeks ago, in which I challenged myself to start meditating again. Since then, I have meditated twice. Which is more times than I meditated in the months prior. Additionally, I am practicing mindfulness more often. I am making progress. Little baby steps. But it’s still progress.
Here are the changes I’ve noticed since I re-started my Meditation Journey:
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As the number of blog posts has gone down in the last several months, so have the number of times I have meditated.
To reiterate the About Meditating Millennial section, I created this blog to hold myself accountable—to motivate myself to start meditating, and to keep meditating. However, I recently lost sight of that mission statement.
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It has been nearly a year since I began this meditation journey. My life has definitely changed in the past year, some of it due to meditation, and in other ways in spite of it.
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Nowadays, it doesn’t take much for me to sit and meditate. Once I decide I want to, I go and do it. It wasn’t always like that. When I first started meditating, it took a lot for me to decide on a time and actually follow through with it. Being able to sit for more than just a few minutes at a time was another problem I faced.
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Today, for the first time, I meditated in the rain.
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I actually started meditating in the middle of the year. So technically meditation wasn’t a New Year’s Resolution for me. Personally, I was never successful in completing my New Year’s Resolutions, so I don’t partake in them anymore. Instead, if I want to make a change in my life, I try to plan and act on it as soon as I can, which can be at any time of the year.
But once I did decide to start meditating consistently, here’s what worked for me:
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I turn over and lay my head on the other side of the pillow. I open my eyes and check the digital clock laying on my nightstand. 3:02am. Those big red numbers are taunting me. Laughing at me. They’re asking me why am I still up and why am I struggling so much. I have to get up in 4 hours and I haven’t’ been able to fall asleep yet. Why can’t I just go to sleep?! Okay, I’m going to close my eyes and lay perfectly still. Then I should be able to fall sleep right away…
Continue reading “How Meditation Helped My Insomnia”