Twice A Day – a true story in 100 words

Sit perfectly still. Close your eyes. Let thought subside.

When your mind is quiet, begin repeating your mantra. Any word will do. Say it aloud or just think it.

Whenever other thoughts come, let them happen. They’re not important. Imagine they rise like bubbles from the depths of a pool and burst upon reaching the surface. Return to your mantra.

Stop after twenty minutes, letting ordinary thoughts return. Open your eyes.

Benefits seemed slight at first but I gradually stopped panicking, started revising and managed to sit 10 Final Exams in 5 days.

Turns out I knew more than I realised …

 

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Image: National Center for Complementary and Integrative Health – NIH

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