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by BryanRoberts
Fri Nov 30, 2012 6:56 pm
Forum: Vipassanā / Satipaṭṭhāna Bhāvana
Topic: Trouble finding motivation
Replies: 21
Views: 3890

Re: Trouble finding motivation

I use to surf the web like crazy....eventually I just got bored of it. Maybe you'll reach a point when you'll just see that most of the stuff you're spending time on looking at on the web is useless...I mean, stuff like facebook is usually a waste of time. Now when I'm on the web it's usually dharm...
by BryanRoberts
Fri Nov 30, 2012 5:09 pm
Forum: Vipassanā / Satipaṭṭhāna Bhāvana
Topic: Trouble finding motivation
Replies: 21
Views: 3890

Re: Trouble finding motivation

Dawn, thanks for the reply, I think there is merit to this philosophy and am glad you reminded me of it. However, I depends on internet access because of my work. I am interested to know what I can do to avoid feeling tarped when on the computer for extended times, what is a good means of breaking t...
by BryanRoberts
Fri Nov 30, 2012 2:39 pm
Forum: Vipassanā / Satipaṭṭhāna Bhāvana
Topic: Trouble finding motivation
Replies: 21
Views: 3890

Re: Trouble finding motivation

DAWN wrote:Putt all what flood your mind very far. Without acces.

:meditate:
Can you explain what you mean by this. Thank you for your response, I hope you enjoyed the red fish. :namaste:
by BryanRoberts
Thu Nov 29, 2012 11:25 pm
Forum: Vipassanā / Satipaṭṭhāna Bhāvana
Topic: Trouble finding motivation
Replies: 21
Views: 3890

Trouble finding motivation

I've manage to meditate daily lately, so that is good. On off days when I have no plans, I usually wake up with the intention to treat the day as if it were a meditation retreat, and it rarely works out that way. I might meditate for half an hour a few times during the day, and then somehow get dist...
by BryanRoberts
Wed Nov 21, 2012 6:19 pm
Forum: Vipassanā / Satipaṭṭhāna Bhāvana
Topic: Mental pain in meditation
Replies: 7
Views: 2698

Re: Mental pain in meditation

"I wonder how you could make the OCD work FOR you, instead of against you... hmm... Continual return of the attention to a single task or object, that's very OCD, and very much a vital part of meditation. i wonder if that could be harnessed. Or if there's a more suitable kind of mediation for your s...
by BryanRoberts
Wed Nov 21, 2012 10:45 am
Forum: Vipassanā / Satipaṭṭhāna Bhāvana
Topic: Mental pain in meditation
Replies: 7
Views: 2698

Mental pain in meditation

I suffer from a neurosis called pure OCD. It permeates my meditation. Only recently I have learned how to meditate, and have been doing a fair bit of it these past fews days. When I sit, the neurosis becomes louder than when my mind is distracted by daily doings. It consumes most of my focus, there ...