Do you struggle to meditate? Although meditation is a wonderful resource that can be used in multiple ways, you are not alone if you find it difficult to stop being distracted by your thoughts. The secret is to work with them rather than fighting against them.
As we have approximately 60,000 to 80,000 thoughts each day, it is understandable that your thoughts are unlikely to leave you alone just because you decide to switch off from the everyday world and meditate. Your thoughts have no on or off button and so, in some ways, you have to visualize that there is. By doing so, you can prevent thoughts from distracting you.
When you embrace meditation, you learn to let thoughts come and go and avoid being swept up by the emotion of them. You don’t let your thoughts control or whisk you back to daily life. Acknowledge them and let them dissipate.
There are many ways to help conquer an inability to remain within the meditation and here are some useful tips try.