it just happens, I better not give my inner monkey any toys to think about, I'm fine with awareness of breathing.
If it comes to meditation technicques generally I'm not a big shot. I get pulled away to quickly, it's quite hard for me to stay with my metta meditation. Maybe that's why initially I felt more at home in the zen tradition and "just sitting".
Hopefully I can expand to more refined techniques one day, because certainly I understand the benefits that come from it.
Labelling worked while practicing Jongrom quite good, but if I sit I better just sit.
Get the wanting out of waitingWhat does womanhood matter at all, when the mind is concentrated well, when knowledge flows on steadily as one sees correctly into Dhamma. One to whom it might occur, ‘I am a woman’ or ‘I am a man’ or ‘I’m anything at all’ is fit for Mara to address.
– SN 5.2
If they take what's yours, tell yourself that you're making it a gift.
Otherwise there will be no end to the animosity. - Ajahn Fuang Jotikohttps://www.youtube.com/user/Repeataarrr