What is the point of meditation?

Why sit still? Why meditate? Why waste my time?

What is the point of meditation? This question comes up, in different ways, all the time. Quite reasonably, everyone considering developing a mindfulness meditation practice wants to know some version of, “why should I waste my time, sitting still (or walking slowly) and just watching my breath?” It does seem silly, doesn’t it? Sitting, doing nothing. When you could be doing…something. There are...

The Mindful Twenty Something by Holly Rogers
“Wise, but not obscure. Practical, but lighthearted and inspiring.”

— MIRABAI BUSH, co-founder and Senior Fellow of The Center for Contemplative Mind in Society

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