I'm ‘bad’ at meditation. What can I do?

 Most people think that they're bad at meditation when they first try it. It may be because they feel uncomfortable learning a new skill, or because they realise how difficult it is to pay attention for a long period of time. So at the beginning, it is better to start with short meditation session of just 5 -10 min to build a routine. Don’t judge your practice – just do it. Your confidence will increase naturally over time.


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List of guided meditations

During the course of this program experiment with different types of meditations and think of what would help you create a regular meditation practice and what gets in the way.

Here is a list of guided meditations you may download and listen to as often as you wish. These meditations were recorded by Dr Richard Chambers, a clinical psychologist and mindfulness consultant.    

The body scan (5 min)

The body and breath meditation (5 min)

Working mindfully with emotions (10 min)

The body-breath-sound meditation (10 min)

The body-breath-sound-thought meditation (10 min)

Tuning into your suroundings (10 min)

The 1 minute practice