“Meditation Isn’t Clearing The Mind” – Clearing Up Misconceptions

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Despite meditation becoming part of popular culture in the West, we still harbor many misconceptions about it. For many people, it conjures images of sitting for hours in an uncomfortable position while struggling to empty the mind of all thought.

Turns out… not so much, as psychologist Mike Brooks points out in this short article on mindfulness meditation.

Meditation does not require a large chunk of sustained time, nor is it too difficult to get into. Psychologist Mike Brooks busts the misconception that it’s about emptying your mind. Instead, meditation is about focusing on one thing.

Read the full article here on lifehacker.com.

 

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