Meditation: A Reluctant Beginner’s Story and Guide

My meditation chair and environs

Every fitness and self-help program I come across lately seems to point to the value of meditation. I have never been one for this practice. I would tell myself that writing in my journal, or doing art, were forms of meditation and now I must recognize that it’s not. I also used to think that prayer was a form of meditation and I now believe they’re different.