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Mindful : October 2014
48 mindful October 2014 How Hanging Out with Other Meditators Helps Learn from Others Sharing meditation experiences with others helps you see the world beyond your own life story. If you live remotely or are shut in, call a group and see if someone will video-chat with you or visit with you in your home. Go Deeper In groups, people talk together about meditation prac- tice, not just the experience, but the insights and theor- ies behind it. These discussions allow you to deepen your experience and find renewed inspiration and motivation. Practice Longer People are more likely to sit for longer periods of time and settle into meditation more easily. Perhaps it’s merely the fact that when you’re at home you can jump up the second your phone rings, but in a group you will stay put. Make New Friends You get to meet like-minded people. Extraordinary long- term friendships can arise from practicing together. Get More Committed Developing a regular medita- tion practice on your own can be a bit challenging. It’s nice to have a buddy or two. When you commit to practicing with others, you’re more likely to commit to your own practice, even when you are all by yourself. 12345 Sitting quietly and mindfully is powerful no matter when you do it, alone or with others. But here are some compelling reasons to consider a regular group practice. For a selection of video and other resources on maintaining a meditation practice, go to mindful.org/ mindfulness- practice getting started: fitting it in