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Focus briefly

    Sit in front of an object, for example a burning candle or a picture. Now consciously focus only on this picture or candle flame. Breathe in and out and return your concentration to the object again and again. If thoughts and feelings arise, register them and keep returning to the object. Don’t be too hard on yourself if you don’t succeed. It is normal for thoughts to wander.

    After three minutes, end the meditation

    This exercise is a basic meditation technique designed to make it easy for people to pay attention to themselves and their own sensations and to control their concentration. More about meditation!