Meditating "Didn't Work" for Me Until I Tried This

Deven Hopp

Let me start this by saying I’m pretty much the last person who would meditate. I have a hard enough time sitting still, let alone getting my mind to do the same. I’m the one who starts wiggling her fingers and toes in final savasana just moments after I get there. During those last few minutes of yoga when everyone else is focusing on their practice, I’m debating whether I should shower first and then eat dinner or eat dinner first and then shower, as well as counting down the seconds until I can get up to go do those things. I could go on and on, but let’s just say quieting my mind has never been one of my strong suits.

But as someone with a considerable amount of stress in her life, a declining memory, and a host of unhealthy habits, I’ve always thought I could benefit from a little om time in my life. So I decided to give it a shot.

Keep reading to hear all about my newbie adventures in meditation!

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