Am I the only person on Earth who sucks at meditation?

  • Become aware of times in your life — currently or in the past —when you were included; as part of a profession, community, hobby, friends’ group or family, or society. Become really aware of what it feels like to be included.
  • Focus on the feeling of being seen — at those times, the person who sees you doesn’t have to agree with you entirely, but at least they’re trying, they’re empathetic, they recognise how you feel.
  • Think of how it feel to be appreciated — think of times in the past or currently when you were respeced, when someone was grateful to you, complimented you, simply said ‘thanks’, or in any other way appreciated you.
  • Become aware of times in your life when you’ve been liked. The ‘liking’ itself doesn’t have to be a 10 on a scale of 1 to 10 ; It could simply be 2. Someone could simply be warm to you, like you at least a little bit. To quote Rick ‘Help yourself and let yourself feel liked’!
  • Last but not least, become aware of the way in which you have been loved. The relationship that comes to mind, does not have to be perfect. The only thing that matters is that in one slice of that relationship the love for you was true. If other feelings come to mind as well, that’s fine, but allow yourself to feel that love.
What I wish I looked like when meditating.

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Business Psychologist, Life Coach & NLP Practitioner, 200hr Yoga Teacher. A firm believer that we can all be better than ‘ok’, in every area of our lives.

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Agnieszka Zbieranska

Agnieszka Zbieranska

Business Psychologist, Life Coach & NLP Practitioner, 200hr Yoga Teacher. A firm believer that we can all be better than ‘ok’, in every area of our lives.

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