Why is it so hard to sit still and just do nothing?

Does the thought of sitting still … give you the heebie jeebies?

Forget about meditating – do you find it almost impossible to sit still and do nothing? And when I say nothing, I mean nothing. No distractions; no phone, no tablet, no book, no TV, no radio, no music, no food, no drink. Zero, zilch, nada … Nothing. That’s right, absolutely jack.

Well, you are not alone. Many of us are so busy and hyped up these days that our ‘nervous systems’ are in a constant state of arousal. Crikey – no wonder we’re exhausted.

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Who are these strange little Mindful Delinquents!

Fancy being a Mindful Delinquent?

First and foremost, Mindful Delinquents know they are not perfect. Neither do they want to be … anymore. They don’t practice mindfulness perfectly. They don’t get up at 5 am and sit bolt upright for an hour. They’re a bit lazy and like a lie in. Neither do they meditate sitting by a lake or up a Himalayan Mountain; they don’t live there. They like a good espresso and the smell of diesel too much.

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