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Girl Seeking Om

Google “how to meditate,” and the simplest set of instructions looks like this: Find a quiet place to sit. Set a timer for 10 to 15 minutes. Focus on your breath. Notice when your mind wanders and drop the thought when it does. Easy enough, right?

Perhaps, like me, you’ve tried to follow these simple directions, only to experience a steady stream of inane thoughts: What am I eating for lunch? What am I doing this weekend? I’m coming back to my breath. I’m listening to my breath. I’m so good at meditating. Nope, back to square one.

Central to the traditional Buddhist philosophy, meditation is meant to encourage

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