Author Archives: Jason Siff

Why Recollect After a Meditation Sitting

Here are five reasons why recollecting your meditation sittings is essential for developing an open, unstructured meditation practice.

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Meditating with Chaotic Inner Conflict

Sitting down to meditate and having a slew of thoughts rush into your head, and then doing nothing about it, when you know you can settle your mind a bit first, may seem crazy and unreasonable. What is the advantage of letting thoughts and emotions build and consume you at the beginning of a meditation sitting? Why not first calm your mind down with a practice of following the breath, using a mantra, reciting some phrases, or any means by which you can get settled?

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