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The REAL Reason to Meditate

I first started meditating in 1999.

At the time I was a Financial Advisor with Merrill Lynch.

I was stressed a lot and experienced constant anxiety that would eventually spill into bouts of depression.

But back then people didn’t meditate.

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The Biggest Lie We Tell Ourselves Every Day

We lie to ourselves A LOT!  And the lies we tell ourselves cause us a lot of anxiety, depression, anger, jealousy, greed, fear, guilt..…… you get the point.

But the BIGGEST lie we tell ourselves every day is “I’ll be happy when…. .”

I’ll be happy when this project is over.

I’ll be happy when this problem is resolved.

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Why should you meditate?

Everything we do in life is either because we think it will bring us happiness or at the very least avoid unhappiness.

Given this is our prime motivation you would think that we would always be basking in happiness and rarely if ever encounter unhappiness.

And yet this is not what we find; we are as confused as ever about how to be happy.

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