Introduction to Mindfulness – Lesson 09

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MINDFULNESS - dealing with Distractions

Welcome to lesson 9 of the Introduction to Mindfulness course.

A common obstacle to meditation is distractions.
Distractions in the environment around you, and also, internal distractions.

For example, you sit down to meditate, everything's quiet and peaceful, and one minute into your meditation, you start hearing a conversation just outside your room.
Or maybe there's a construction site a block away and you start hearing a jackhammer.

So, what do you do in this situation?

Today we're going to learn how to work with distractions of any kind; whether it's an external distraction, like sounds, or sights, or smells, or internal distractions; like feelings in the body, or emotions, or thoughts.

Today’s lesson will take 16 minutes. Make sure you will not be disturbed, and...
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Please take a moment and let me know, in a comment below,
what was your experience during the practice, and if you have any question.

I love to hear from you, and I respond to every comment...

  • Hanny Schouten says:

    This works very wel, I like it. Thank you.

  • Marjolein Etten says:

    Great meditation. I like how you are tackling every issue you might encounter during meditation. I love this series and hope to continue when the lessons are over.

  • Milka Martijn says:

    A good exercise for me today since they are doing maintenance at my apartment building.
    But I’m mastering it.

    • Vered Neta says:

      Great way to implement this lesson Milka.

      Let us know how was your experience with it. Remember the Universe always provides what you NEED, not always what you WANT!

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