You may know the phrase "can’t see the forest for the trees”. It applies to meditation as well. You may be in the middle of something important, but can’t see the big picture, and wish things were different. We’ve all got some inner rationales that control how we experience our meditation. It can make you somewhat blind. It’s then easy to devaluate both your meditation and its results. Letting yourself into the meditation process is to see that “what happened" is full of inner life and quite OK. That may, over time with regular meditation, expand your horizon and give you new perspectives.
PhD, Professor, Acem Initiator
In what climate do you meditate? Is it easy to repeat your meditation sound and to let spontaneous thoughts come and go? When is it more difficult? When there are many thoughts, or no recognized thoughts, or when you have a tendency to fall asleep? Or perhaps when thoughts about […]
Metathoughts do not allow you to change. They reinforce negative self-images, making these difficult to overcome, even though, at one level, we are conscious that they are harmful. Meditation, viewed from Acem’s perspective, is a process of development. A process that can gradually contribute to a different view of our limitations and help us make better use of our personal resources.