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I like lying flat, either in bed or on a yoga mat on the floor. This helps me really relax every muscle in my body and focus on my meditation.
I also meditate sitting down sometimes, with my back straight and against the back of the chair, my feet touching the ground and my hand resting on my thighs.
Ideally sitting up with a straight back, unless you want to fall asleep, in which case lying on your back, sometimes with a pillow under the knees.
Usually sitting. Legs either crossed or spread out. Sometimes, I lay flat on my back so I'm not focusing too much on keeping my back straight.
I have meditated for years in a cross-legged position, sitting with my back straight, hands resting in my lap, and my head up. I sit either on a couch, in an arm chair or on my bed. I recommend that you pick one place that you can do this comfortably and try meditate there as part of your morning routine.
- Which is more effective: two 15 minute meditations (at different times of day) or one 30 minute meditation?
- Sometimes I feel meditation is boring, way too calm for my energy. Is there other way to build mindfulness?
- Do you use sound when you meditate?
- How long do you normally meditate and at what time of day?
- When do you know you’ve mastered meditation? Are there any tips for getting there?
- Do you find seated meditation harder than laying down?
- What is the most effective time to do meditation? Before sleep or right after rise up.
- Do you believe there is a spiritual aspect to meditating? Or is it just a mind exercise?
- How do you keep your mind away from worrying about a partner in a long distance relationship when you’re meditating?
- Is there a type of meditation or a routine to help you get the most out of the meditation?