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Question for March 2, 2014: Turbulence
Medivate — 3 years ago — in Question of the Week
Do you ever feel that you mind gets too busy while meditating? How do you deal with that?

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Inderbir — 3 years ago — permalink
I use a mantra inhale I think of I and exhale I think of am. Everytime I start to think of something I return to the I and am.
works great

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davidbhayes — 3 years ago — permalink
Huh! I've never heard of that technique before, but I think it's pretty cool. A rather similar thing I use pretty regularly is to count — say to 10 and back with each breath, or something like that. I find counting is really nice as a way to settle and collect, I may have to try the "I - am" next time though.