Think of it like cleaning your house. When you live in a clean house, you feel better, right? And if you do a little every day, you won't have to spend all of Saturday cleaning.
we are able to orient ourselves better in our reality by bringing us from distraction to what is essential. It allows us to gain deeper perceptions about ourselves and the world around us. It helps anchor us in time and space.
Meditation is a doing practice, an empowering practice, and a way to exercise greater agency. Ballerinas, for example, make dance seem effortless, and yet we know it took years of practice.
With meditation, we are playing a long game.
Like the caterpillar’s metamorphosis into a butterfly, transformation takes time.
But, we are made for change.
Sometimes the process will be difficult. Sometimes, we will have to crawl in, to fly out. If you’re new to meditation, above all, be kind to yourself. Mediation takes consistency, dedication, a willingness to show up, and to keep trying.