Thanks for your question. For what its worth, heres what I do.
Bring myself back to the present moment when I notice I am somewhere
I think, sometimes there is also a little desire to be a unique person or "If I would be better, I could do
Indeed. There are differences but the purpose is pretty much the same. As Ajahn Chah said, meditation is like sitting on a chair in the middle of a
There's that carrot on the end of the stick again "...when dissatisfaction is finally accepted as dissatisfaction [doing] peace of mind reigns"
I don't want to beat the carrot to death (eek!) but I was reading some words from Kodo Sawaki tonight and thought this passage was quite apropos to the