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Anyone here into meditating or any type of mental relaxation methods?


Nov 13, 2013
I noticed over the past year or so that right before I fall asleep(it takes me a while to fall asleep, so I usually lay there with my eyes closed for 30 minutes to an hour before I doze off) that I remember things I've forgotten. For example if I forgot someone's name, or an errand I had to run, or a password... it can be anything. I always remember it during that time. And if I have some type of an interview or meeting and struggle with what I want to say, it always comes so clearly to me.

I wondered if I was just tired and it felt that way, but the remembering stuff is clear that some type of mind clarity is achieved during this time.

So I'm just curious if anyone here meditates or does any mental relaxation exercises and if it has done any good for you? Experience this over the past year or so has made me consider looking into it.
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Mar 7, 2018
Yes I do meditate and what you mention is a common aspect of it. In fact, it makes meditating kind of hard since you sit down and quickly remember something that you should do and get the urge to to and do it, which defeats the purpose of meditation.
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Aug 20, 2019
Every thread. :messenger_tears_of_joy:

Really cool idea for a thread, OP. We kind of got into this with Tesseract Tesseract ‘s thread on relaxing, or something along those lines.

I never was trained to meditate, or read up on it, so I kind of just figured out my own thing. I sit or lie down some place comfy, close my eyes, shut out every trace of the outside world, and just truly relax. I think about things, things that are fun and interesting to think about, until the thoughts themselves just begin to disappear, and I just... am. As corny as that sounds.

To me, it is one of the most blissful things. Every time after, I’m just completely refreshed, almost like a second form of sleep.
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