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How NOT to Meditate: 11 Beginner Mistakes and How to Avoid Them

About a year ago, I finally decided to try and put the small amount I’d learned about meditation into practice and start sitting for 20 minutes a day. I downloaded one of the popular apps, found a quiet and comfortable spot where no one or thing could bother me, put on some loose clothing, and started the timer. Then the floodgates opened. Am I doing it right? Should I focus on my stomach or my nose? Should I feel happy feelings? This doesn’t feel so ... Read more