Interruptions occur in many guises; it may be a sound from outside, physical pain, memories and thoughts or anything that negates natural meditation. The best way to deal with these interruptions is to accept them, let them go in their own time and bring your attention back to your breathing.
As you continue to practice, you find that concentration levels increase, your meditative state will become deeper and the monkey mind will dissipate. Some mediation sessions will better than other sessions but ultimately, you will be making progress; it is important to be remain consitent and patient.
Initially, you mend tend to force or control mediatation and this negates any positive progression you have made. The goal is to be kind to your body and relax and then be kind to your mind; we constantly work our minds too hard and through correct mediatation techniques we can give the mind a rest. If we give meditation priority and invest in the time it is an invetsment in our future with regard to our spiritual, emotional and physical well being and ultimately realignment of our energy centres.
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