Author Archive | Teresa

Reflections on Reflecting

I don’t get the point of talking about my meditation experiences. At the end of the guided meditations, Sharon asks questions to get us to think about our experiences. The Insight Meditation course does something similar. At retreats, participants can Read More

Anxiety and Breath

As I practiced today’s body scan, I noticed my breath getting short. I felt a lump in my throat and I couldn’t take a deep breath. This is not an unusual feeling when I meditate (which is why I often Read More

“I’ll just meditate later.”

This morning, like many mornings, I woke up to the following internal dialogue: “I should sit down and meditate right now, before I get caught up in the day. No, I’ll just do it later. Hmmm…maybe I should do it Read More