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 […]

25 Jul 2007

Day 27: On Walking in this World, and Walking in this Universe

I went to bed very early last night, and got up feeling refreshed, about a half-hour later than usual this morning. It’s a shame I didn’t have time to sit down and meditate, as I was feeling very awake and positive, and a sitting meditation would probably have worked quite nicely. However, I’ll have to […]

24 Jul 2007

Day 26: Another swift update

A disappointing tale today. I’m just too tired. I did try to meditate when I’d finally, drearily, rolled myself out of bed this morning, but it just didn’t really take. Then I went to work, where I basically moped around and didn’t really manage to achieve anything. I came home as early as possible, I’ve […]

23 Jul 2007

Day 25: A Quick Morning Meditation Note

This will be a quick update today, as I have a fair few things to do, not least of which is the Freelance Journalism course I’m going on this afternoon. Unfortunately I seemed to have a lot of mind-pressure from my “to do” list this morning, which kept pushing me away from the meditation. But […]