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I’m going to share a very advanced practice with you. Ready?

Lie down in bed.

You could do this sitting, but it’s best lying in bed. The TV and music should be off.

Don’t meditate, don’t control your emotions, don’t practice. Just lie there, and think. Let your mind go.

If your thoughts go way off, into daydreams and so forth, come back a tiny bit.

In general, just lie there and think and relax. That’s it.

This is what some people call “simple but not easy.”

I’m one to advocate lots of practice, every day, whenever possible, but this one is really really good. I so often resist just relaxing, in a quiet room, and thinking to myself. BUT! whenever I do it, I’m glad I did. The hard part seems to be turning off the TV and leaving the email alone and not listening to music, that, and making yourself stop, and think.

Once you get there, it’s good to do it for five or ten minutes, or even more. Even more is better. A half hour is good.


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