Meditation: The Anti-Habit That Is the Ultimate Healthy Habit

September 23, 2014 7:55 PM

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Meditation: The Anti-Habit That Is the Ultimate Healthy Habit

With the benefits so clear, why aren't we all practicing? It's not because the habit itself is complicated. On the contrary, practicing meditation involves setting aside time - from seconds to hours - to do nothing else. That's it. Dan Harris, author of 10% Happier, says, "It's nothing mystical. It's not magical. You are not floating off into cosmic ooze. You are just being where you are." However, like many healthy habits, meditation validates that just because it's simple, doesn't mean it's easy.

So what makes meditation so hard? Many say it's because we assume our wandering mind means we're bad at it, rather than accepting the practice is about noticing not clearing the mind. Tony Stubblebine, founder of Lift app and author of forthcoming book The Strongest Mind in the Room says it's a good...

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