still the mind
Despite the oft-heard instruction to “still the mind,” a meditation practice is not meant to help you get rid of all your thoughts—and you wouldn’t want it to. Your ability to think is, after all, one of the greatest gifts in life, something to truly cherish.
When you start a meditation practice, you are simply training yourself to become more aware of your thoughts and, more important, of how you relate to them—a process that can change the very landscape of your life.
Using a kitchen timer or beeper watch is less than ideal. And it was with these considerations in mind that we designed our digital Zen Alarm Clock and practice timer. This unique “Zen Clock” features a long-resonating acoustic chime that brings the meditation session to a gradual close, preserving the environment of stillness while also acting as an effective time signal.
adapted from Yoga Journal, ‘Presence of Mind’ by Janice Gates
Bamboo Zen Timers, a meditation timer
Now & Zen’s Chime Meditation Timer Shop
1638 Pearl Street
Boulder, CO 80302
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