Mindfulness Meditation Update #1

It’s been four years since I last posted about my endeavors with mindfulness meditation. I figure it’s time for an update.

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Meditation (mindfulness) [First post!]

Having just created this blog, I’ve naturally been searching my mind for a good first post to write. The topic I’ve randomly decided to discuss first is meditation. I know that this subject has many connotations associated with it (for better or for worse), but to be clear my current meditative practices align simply with the idea of “mindfulness“. That is, the practice of being aware of only the present moment and to disregard thoughts as reality and instead view them in a purely observational way. It’s important to note that I personally don’t follow any religion, nor am I superstitious in the slightest, but I do believe spirituality to be something separate from both religion and the supernatural and something worthy of implementing into anyone’s life. Perhaps my thoughts on religion vs spirituality can be discussed further in a seperate post.

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