I think so many of us do this: we have a quick query, grab our phone, boom, get an answer and a little dopamine rush. And yet we know that the answers to life's bigger questions are in our bodies, our tissues. And we know that those answers, this deeper awareness, comes slowly, and in silence. My meditation practice has been a slow, long bloom. It's not easy, but it works. It's become the thing that I most look forward to every morning. I won't say more about it than that - people far better versed than me in both the spiritual and neurological benefits of the practice have already written enough to help you get started (I highly recommended 10% happier and headspace if you are looking for some online resources). I'm still a pretty anxious, type-a personality, but tuning in a bit more has helped, and continues to help me down a healthier path. I hope my small story can help someone else.
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