304: How to NOT suck at meditation

This episode was inspired by the many questions we’ve been receiving about meditation from our 1 on 1 conversations with  MerryBody members. We keep hearing things like “I want to be good at meditating, but my mind just goes on and on” or “I just can’t meditate, I want to, but it feels impossible”. Can you relate? 

Stuff we talked about…

  • The spinning thoughts are actually normal. This doesn’t mean you suck at meditating or that you can’t meditate. This is just your mind doing what it’s designed to do, think!
  • There are distractions everywhere so it takes more effort to slow the mind down.
  • Create an anchor for your practice. 
  • Meditation is a tool to ease the suffering of life.
  • Meditation and Yoga give your body a chance to rest and recover.   
  • What’s the best way to sit when you meditate?

We hope that this has inspired you to either continue your meditation practice or perhaps begin a meditation practice. Take a listen to 296: Embody Guided Meditation (seriously go to bliss town in 9 minutes), one of our guided meditations. It’s all about focusing on your body and a technique to quiet down the mind.

How do you go with your meditation? Do you struggle? Do you have more questions? If you have any A-HA moments, questions, comments or feedback about this episode, send us an email at [email protected] or [email protected] or message us on our Facebook and Instagram accounts @themerrymakersisters.

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Always merrymaking,

Emma + Carla

P.s if you ever need further help or guidance please contact Lifeline or Beyond Blue. Asking for help is pure courage.

MERRYBODY

Move your body, find your joy,
and reignite your love for life.

MerryBody

Move your body, find your joy,
and reignite your love for life.

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