One of the things we do when we’re feeling a yucky emotion – whether it’s sadness, depression, guilt or anger, is to run from it. We resist it. We fight it. We pretend it’s not there.
And, as I often hear from meditation students, the last thing we want to do when we’re feeling down is to meditate. Who on earth would want to sit quietly and go into silence, when their mind is reminding them of all the reasons they should feel bad?
Yet, often, that’s the best thing we could do. So how could you best handle meditating, when you’re not in the mood? [Read more…] about Feeling Down? Why Meditation Could Be Just What You Need