When we try to meditate we often feel sleepy and may even fall asleep. Most of us are tired, stressed, and sleep deprived. So it is natural when we slow down, sit, and try to meditate we fall asleep. Slowly with practice we will find the balance point between relaxation and alertness. Our minds will become more fresh and alert without being too excited and tight. So never give up!
Balancing alertness and relaxation is important in meditation. If the mind is too alert it can break like a too-tight guitar string, becoming easily distracted. If the mind is too relaxed, the sound of the […]
When we are happy we get excited. When we are down we get sad. But why? Learning equanimity with the eight worldly concerns is important, at least to try. They are: reputation and disgrace; praise […]