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The Comparing Mind

In this meditation, we'll practice letting go of our comparisons to other people so we can love our own journey.

Let's start by finding a comfortable posture. This could be sitting, lying down or standing. If it feels okay, you can close your eyes. And we'll take one deep breath together. Breathing in through the nose.

And slowly out through the mouth. Inviting the jaw to relax. The teeth don't need to be clenched. Invite the shoulders to be at ease. The hands and belly.

Just dropping in more deeply. Letting go that much more. Letting the mind be still. The body be easeful. The breath settling into its natural rhythm.

And just meeting this moment and yourself exactly as it is, and exactly as you are. In this meditation, we're working with the comparing mind and practicing stepping out of all of our evaluations and judgments. And we don't have an assessment of the moment as good or bad, right or wrong, and can just meet it with pure, unfiltered awareness. The moment is perfect as it is. And we are perfect as we are.

Perfect, not in the sense of good-bad kind of perfect. Perfect, in the sense that it can't be anything other than it is. And there's something beautiful in being able to meet our moments in that way. So you're welcome to feel your body breathing. And just noticing sounds.

Or just simply feeling what it's like to be alive, to be you. But really meeting that preciousness of that. Letting go of the thoughts that have the ideas and the judgements and the assessments. It's all just story. It's not, we don't even know where it comes from.

It's somebody else's thoughts. It's your family's thoughts. It's culture's thoughts. It's not you. Drop beneath it.

Drop into who you really are. Let go of the comparing mind, and you and this moment become a lot more okay. Let's take one more deep breath. In through the nose. And slowly out through the mouth.

When you're ready, can invite your eyes to open again. Well done. Notice when that comparing mindcomes up in your day today. Remember, it's not you. We don't need to be enslaved to it.

Watch it, notice it, let it go and drop breneath it. You're doing great. Thank you for your practice. Until we talk again, take care.

Meditation

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The Comparing Mind

In this meditation, we'll practice letting go of our comparisons to other people so we can love our own journey.

Duration

Your default time is based on your progress and is changed automatically as you practice.

Let's start by finding a comfortable posture. This could be sitting, lying down or standing. If it feels okay, you can close your eyes. And we'll take one deep breath together. Breathing in through the nose.

And slowly out through the mouth. Inviting the jaw to relax. The teeth don't need to be clenched. Invite the shoulders to be at ease. The hands and belly.

Just dropping in more deeply. Letting go that much more. Letting the mind be still. The body be easeful. The breath settling into its natural rhythm.

And just meeting this moment and yourself exactly as it is, and exactly as you are. In this meditation, we're working with the comparing mind and practicing stepping out of all of our evaluations and judgments. And we don't have an assessment of the moment as good or bad, right or wrong, and can just meet it with pure, unfiltered awareness. The moment is perfect as it is. And we are perfect as we are.

Perfect, not in the sense of good-bad kind of perfect. Perfect, in the sense that it can't be anything other than it is. And there's something beautiful in being able to meet our moments in that way. So you're welcome to feel your body breathing. And just noticing sounds.

Or just simply feeling what it's like to be alive, to be you. But really meeting that preciousness of that. Letting go of the thoughts that have the ideas and the judgements and the assessments. It's all just story. It's not, we don't even know where it comes from.

It's somebody else's thoughts. It's your family's thoughts. It's culture's thoughts. It's not you. Drop beneath it.

Drop into who you really are. Let go of the comparing mind, and you and this moment become a lot more okay. Let's take one more deep breath. In through the nose. And slowly out through the mouth.

When you're ready, can invite your eyes to open again. Well done. Notice when that comparing mindcomes up in your day today. Remember, it's not you. We don't need to be enslaved to it.

Watch it, notice it, let it go and drop breneath it. You're doing great. Thank you for your practice. Until we talk again, take care.

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