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How to Be a Tiny Bit Better at Meditating, Even If You Hate Sitting Still

Meditative movement

Mindfulness is simply a state, a moment-to-moment awareness of one’s experience. But meditation is just the tool you use to reach that state.

If you are unable to sit still, consider the meditative movement, a practice where instead of just going through the mechanical motions, you focus on the movement itself.

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Meditative movement

Mindfulness is simply a state, a moment-to-moment awareness of one’s experience. But meditation is just the tool you use to reach that state.

If you are unable to sit still, consider the meditative movement, a practice where instead of just going through the mechanical motions, you focus on the movement itself.

Therapeutic effects of meditative movement

“Recent advances in affective neuroscience, or the neuroscience of emotion, make it clear that movement, sensation, feeling, imagery, and thought form a dynamic whole, and that health and well-being are best supported by addressing all of these aspects,” -- Peter Payne