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Chellymc
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I started meditating with the Buddhist society of Western Australia. Every Friday they hold a live meditation on Youtube followed with a dharma talk.
You meditate in silence and focus on your breath and the noises around you. I always found meditation with music or talking very distracting and I would stop paying attention and think of other things.
It’s ok if your mind wonders when meditating, you just bring your thoughts back to your breath and surrounding sounds each time. You are allowed to notice the noises around you and even name the sounds out in your mind as you hear them as a beginner.
I have not been able to clear my mind yet, but it is the best meditation classes in my opinion and after a few weeks I was feeling better about myself

PS. The monk lets you know when the meditation is done so you don’t have to be distracted by time.