Join Scott Shute for an in-depth discussion in this video Am I doing it right?, part of Mindful Meditations for Work and Life.
- [Announcer] Some of the common questions … I hear from people about meditation are, … am I doing this right? … Or how do I know if this is working? … Well this practice can be subtle … and it can takes some time. … For me personally I like to keep it simple. … I ask myself, … do I feel better after I'm done … compared to when I started? … This is a good starting point, … but it's also not perfect … because there may be times when … things come up during meditation … that are unpleasant. … It doesn't mean I'm doing it wrong, … I'm just more aware. … But typically I do feel more relaxed … and more calm and have more clarity when I'm done. … During a meditation if you're wondering, … am I doing this right, … the most important thing to remember in the moment … is just relax, don't worry about it, keep going. … Here are a few other sign posts you can … watch for during meditation to … determine if you're on track. … The first is freedom from thought. … Many people think that meditation …
- Adapting your posture and body language
- Breathing exercises
- Arrival practice
- Body scanning
- Loving kindness
- Sound-based exercise
- Keeping your meditation practice going
Skill Level Intermediate
1. Laying the Groundwork for Success with Meditation
2. Three Breaths
Three breaths practice1m 55s
Arrival practice4m 38s
4. Counting Breaths
5. Deep Breathing
7. Body Scan
Body scan practice14m 26s
9. Sound-Based Exercise: Singing Hu
10. Making It Stick
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