31 Jul 2007

Day 33: The Big Monthly Review

So. I just read back all the entries so far. I’m going to try to summarise the bigger events and recurring themes, then I’m going to decide where I should go from here. The month as a whole has been a bit of a rollercoaster ride. Meditation first, I think.  Meditation I’ve had insights and observations and […]

30 Jul 2007

Day 32: Not Quite the Monthly Review

Today’s morning meditation session didn’t go well at all; too tired, still, too much processing to do from the weekend, generally just too drifty and droopy-eyed. As for the month-end review, I’ve let myself off the hook for today. I noticed that my first meditation entry said that I’d give myself until the end of […]

29 Jul 2007

Days 30 and 31: Sleep Deprivation and Content

I’ve been at a stag weekend all weekend. I meditated yesterday morning, and it wasn’t brilliant, but I was in a hotel room, out of my usual environment, and under time pressure. Today I’ve not meditated yet, but I may try, simply to see how well I do considering how little sleep I’ve had and […]

27 Jul 2007

Day 29: Am I making progress?

This is a necessarily brief update from my desk at work during the last few minutes of my lunchtime. This morning I did sit down and I did try to meditate, but I’m not sure I achieved anything.  And as I sit here at Day 29 I’m aware that it’s now been nearly a month since I […]

26 Jul 2007

Day 28: Tiredness and Touchstones

I’m starting to realise that meditation is a fine touchstone for your state of mind. I think previously I’d have known I was a bit tired on some mornings, but then I’d have dragged myself through the shower and poured caffeine down my throat until I didn’t notice it any more. This morning, the meditation certainly […]