Meditation or Mindfulness

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  1. KnowSelf

    KnowSelf Active Member

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    First of all, I find it difficult to meditate. However, mindfulness is more natural.
     
  2. StevePame

    StevePame Administrator Staff Member

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    My experience is different. I find it easier to meditate, when I find time to do it, because I’m specifically setting myself apart from everything else going on.

    I find mindfulness tougher because it requires my presence more in the moment and I find myself caught up in everything else going on in the moment.
     
  3. KnowSelf

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    I have trouble being still for meditation, It's not so much being distracted but being still. I don't seem to have time for stillness. I live and breath in the moment so mindfulness is my cup of tea.
     
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  4. Cino

    Cino Big Love! (Atheist mystic)

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    Funny how we use these terms in such different ways.

    To me, mindfulness is a necessary quality of meditation, it's not either-or.

    Stillness, physical or mental? I can be walking, but my mind can be still.

    Mental training is a fascinating topic.
     
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