People talk to me about meditation a lot.
But what they say generally falls into two categories. The first is a question: How do you do it? And the second is a statement: I can’t do it.
Today I’m going to address both of these concerns. But first let’s consider a couple of more fundamental questions:
Why meditate at all?
And what exactly is meditation, anyway?
You’ve probably heard about some of the benefits meditation brings: inner peace, deeper calm, fewer worries, reduced stress.
All of these benefits are real. Meditation stabilizes my emotions and clarifies my thoughts. It helps to make me a calmer, happier, wiser person, and my life is better as a result of it.
But to me the greatest advantage of meditation is probably the one least talked about:
Meditation makes you significantly more effective at kicking ass.