I resisted meditation for a long time in my younger years, for a few reasons. I thought I had to aspire to be the ’empty mind’ yogi sitting crossed legged in absolute peace. Have you ever tried to ‘empty your mind’? Good luck with that. I also imagined a self-important new-agey guru-y type person who thought they knew it all, surrounded by admirers, and generally acting like a bit of a wanker, which was also a turn off. In short, I thought meditation was a load of BS designed to suck me in and empty my bank account.
But boy was I wrong! A few years ago I actually had to have a crack at it as part of a yoga lesson I was trialing. It wasn’t anything like I’d imagined and I can honestly say that since then, meditation has changed my life. Here’s my top 5 reasons why meditation is worth a try!Continue reading