Control the breath and you control the mind, like throwing a net over a wild parrot. Ramana Maharishi When I was new to meditation I read something that said that after a while of meditating your breath gets slow. The book emphasized the use of breath as a focus of meditation. The reasoning was that … Continue reading Is meditation just breathwork?
Our world is chaotic mess of sensations, perception, and reactions. The brain creates a model of the individual navigating this world. A model is a helpful frame by which the brain can predict what is likely to happen. This evolving model is based on previous inputs and memories. Had a terrible food poisoning experience with … Continue reading What story are you telling?