This is natural when you first start meditating. Keep at it to make it a habit and eventually the monkey mind will go away. Guided apps can be helpful as they often provide you something to focus on. There are several in Fabulous that I have used. Also check out six phase meditation (free) at Mindvalley and “Waking-up” by Sam Harris (free trial and then subscribption).
- Do you think you need to meditate every day? Or do you alternate that with journaling?
- What do you find is the best modes of meditation and the best vehicle of thought to match those modes?
- What types of meditation do you do that works for you? Does visualization work? How? What is your experience with self-hypnosis?
- How do I find time and energy to meditate in the morning?
- How do you challenge negative thoughts?
- What helps you stay focused? Do you use a physical focusing point?
- Has your meditation practice changed you in any noticeable way?
- What is the percentage of guided versus alone?
- What do you do when one thought after another seems to pop into your meditation?
- What is the results meditation continuously has brought to you after four weeks-some often practice?
- Do you have a mantra?
- Do you use a meditation app? I use headspace, but I’ve heard of so many.
- What are some of your favorite meditation spots? Your couch? Sitting in a straight-backed chair?
- How do you come back to focus after your mind has wandered?
- How can I make myself to meditate every day? It a quiet and peaceful place one of the conditions?