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Old 03-20-2020, 08:01 PM   #11
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Default Re: Extreme meditation inability

Originally Posted by stefano View Post
Hello everybody
after hearing for a long time stories about people coping with their disorders through meditation, I gave it a try myself, but seems like I am totally unsuitable for it, because my mind wanders off continuously and I can't stay focused on breathing. I know, I know, I am supposed to just accept that and let the thought faint. But what happens is that I sit/lay there, and after a few tens of seconds I realize I've been just thinking about my own problems! So I "let it go", focus back on breathing... for 5 or 6 seconds, and then I am distracted again, and again, and again!

I have tried simple sitting meditation, body scan, guided relaxation, meditation music and bells!


it takes time to practices. This is normal. Sometimes my mind wonder As well.
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