A Guided Meditation to Train Moment-to-Moment Awareness

When we train our awareness of what’s arising, both internally and externally, we increase our capacity to act with wisdom, no matter what life throws at us.

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Wisdom arises out of our mind’s capacity to be aware—which is not the same as thinking. Wisdom allows us to know what is happening in each moment and respond appropriately, with our words, with our actions, with our thoughts. Sometimes responding appropriately means not doing anything at all, simply meeting each moment as it comes. Wisdom is a moment-to-moment awareness of what’s arising internally and externally. It begins with developing concentration, which allows us to let go of our thoughts and our plans and be in this moment.

In this practice, we’ll begin with concentration, and then we’ll move to what is traditionally called mindfulness meditation, where we simply notice what’s arising without clinging or pushing away. And then finally, just for two minutes, we’ll let go of all the techniques and just rest in our awareness.

A 12-Minute Meditation to Train Moment-to-Moment Awareness   A Guided Meditation to Train Moment-to-Moment Awareness with Kimberly Brown 12:00 Find a seat that’s comfortable. You can sit or stand or walk or lie down. You can close your eyes if you like, and if your mind is sluggish today, or you…