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is it like hitting your head with a stick?

the answer is no. it isn't.

ok. This weekend I picked up a book on whole-body Vipassana meditation. The goal is to train yourself to think in a more honest state of mind and to be in the moment, instead of dragging around the horrendousness of yesterday in your head.

I tried it yesterday. The book recommends that you meditate 2 hours a day plus 5 minutes before going to bed. I managed to do 45 minutes plus the 5 minutes before bed. I am not going to go into the details of the practice right now, but I will tell you one thing.

Every work day for the past week, I have been waking up at 5am worrying about project status for work and the people that I have to deal with. This morning, I have a vague recollection of reaching consciousness with the thought of work and then having the immediate realization that it was nothing worth thinking about and I would deal with it at work, later. Then I went right back to sleep. It was AWESOME.

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