- Insight meditation practice is bringing your awareness to whatever arises and focusing firmly on it. Deepen the focus and analyze the thoughts and feelings, but be careful not to identify with them. If you become distracted, bring your attention back to the breath and do mindfulness meditation until your mind is calm again. It is a good idea to alternate between mindfulness and insight meditation practices; they reinforce each other and protect the mind from becoming too agitated or too dull.
- When we learn to become more open, we have the possibility of listening in stillness. Let its ultimate level, speech approaches silence. We can learn to listen to the stillness behind the words.
- Breathing in short, note that you are breathing in short.