his Meditation is from Gautama’s Anāpānasati Sutta great mindfulness of breath meditation. It is a staple of mindfulness meditations and one I have practiced frequently over these many years. It is simple to get the hang of and is a meditation that can be done every day for 10, 20, 30, or more minutes a day.
It is amazing to me how much time and effort we will invest in making ourselves miserable with our own thoughts and when it comes to entering a task that will affect the way you feel for the better we say we have no time. The problem is that we are addicted to letting our minds run meanly though our lives with out any compassion for ourselves. Why do we treat ourselves so poorly? It is an old question but here is one of the ways we can cultivate a different path.