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One of my students admitted that he wasn’t meditating regularly. I asked him why. He said he was too tired in the morning and had no time before rushing off to work. I asked him why he was so tired. He said he had trouble sleeping and was often laying awake at night. I asked him what was he thinking about at night.

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I get so much energy from meditation on my heart that I could not possibly fall asleep. Not while I’m meditating at least. I could fall asleep afterwards, or, I could engage in some lovely work, like answering meditation questions.

Sleepiness comes when energy is low. Energy comes from breath. If you want more energy, you need more breath.

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I probably don’t have to tell you that Adderall is an amphetamine - though it’s marketed to slow down your mind, it is actually a powerful stimulant. The manufacturer says it “can cause rapid or irregular heartbeat, delirium, panic, psychosis, and heart failure.” This is not what you want to sit on when you meditate.

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In our tradition, we define enlightenment as the experience of infinity, eternity and perfection, as self. Eternity in every moment, infinity in every spot, perfection in every heart.

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