Mindful Meditation is Not Easy. Tips from Chris Duprey on How He Got Started! [MarketHer Ep. 57]
Anyone who has started a journey in mindfulness mediation has probably experienced similar things to me and Kate:
- You can't shut off your brain
- A noise in the background interrupts you
- You can't stay committed
- You wonder "is it really working?"
Any of these sound familiar?
IMPACT's COO, Chris Duprey, joins us to share his journey into mindful meditation.
Along with this journey, he has some incredible tips that we are immediately putting into practice.
He makes it way easier than we made it out to be in our heads.
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Chris has shared his insight on meditation to both Kate and I during our 1:1 calls with him.
We are both always better people after each one of those calls and appreciate the depth of those conversations.
Still, there are things that pull us into different directions that take us away from committing fully to meditation.
In our conversation with Chris, he breaks down how he got started and shares some of the following insights:
- Start small. 10 minutes a day.
- It's OK if your mind wanders. Each time it does, bring it back to your breath.
- Listen to the Podcast: The Learning Leader Show by Ryan Hawk
- Download 10% Happier App
- Read the book 10% Happier by Dan Harris
- Work your way up to 20 minutes a day
- Chris attended a six-day silent mediation retreat in Barre, MA hosted by Insight Meditation Society, and says that was a game changer for him
- He now works with a teacher by the name of JoAnna Hardy
Of course, mediation is always a personal choice and experience.
However you fit mediation into your life may not be the same as Chris, Kate, or me, which is why we are talking about this all summer.
Everyone has a different story to share.
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