Depends on the state of my mind at the point in time. I usually try to maintain mindfulness throughout the day, as and when I remember to
... however, when I do some formal sitting, I will use one of the below 2 strategies:-
- If I've had a rough day and my mind is abuzz, I'll do mainly "object" based meditation (eg. breath, bones, light, etc).
- If I've had a relatively relaxed day and the mind is calm, I'll do more "observation" based meditation (eg. mind states, rising & falling of conditions, etc).