05 Apr '12, 1pm

Aerobic Exercise and Meditation

Aerobic Exercise and Meditation

As a runner and a meditation practitioner, I am often pleasantly surprised by the similarities between the two activities. When I meditate, I allow myself to experience the present – at least to a greater degree than I do during the rest of my day. Even when my mind wanders or when I start to experience anxiety about future plans or past mistakes, during meditation, it is easier for me to recognize those habitual thought patterns and separate myself from them. When I consciously acknowledge that worry and anxiety are nothing more than ingrained ways of thinking, I permit myself to experience those emotions while not allowing them to overwhelm me or dictate my actions. I am able to do this because meditation helps me to stay in the present. It makes it easier for me to understand that, no matter what I may be worried about, in the present, my life is just fine. That is not ...

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