Meditation: How can I stop my thoughts while meditating?
How can I stop my thoughts? “, “ Should I try to stop thinking?” “ How to empty my mind?”
How to deal with our thoughts and feelings is one of the biggest challenges in meditation and in life in general.
Most of us coming to meditation read that meditation will clear the mind and make it quiet and still.
But, after few sessions of sitting meditation you realize that your own experience comes closer to rocking back and forth between ongoing thinking, worrying that you should not be thinking, struggling to stop your thoughts or trying to empty your mind. This is a wrong approach and source of absolute failure & quitting. (more…)