Starting A Meditation Practice: Upright But Not Uptight

The Lotus & Pen


To see the original post, you can head over to the VCFA Wild Things blog and check it out here. This is the official blog of the Writing For Children and Young Adults MFA program (my alma mater), where I’ve begun doing a weekly Mindfulness Monday blog.

I wanted to write a post that had a Labor Day vibe, since this little missive of mine will go up on our (supposed) day of rest, and it works out nicely, since the next part of our discussion on starting a meditation practice is going to be on posture. But, since this is a blog for writers, I’m going to talk about how meditation posture relates to your writing process, as well: we call this killing two birds (but not actually killing them, since that would give the Dalai Lama a heart attack).

In meditation, we have a little saying about…

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