6 Things I Wish Someone Told Me When I First Started Meditating

Anthony V. Lombardo
You Are A Conscious Creator
3 min readMay 2, 2024

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When I first started meditating, I felt like I had no idea what I was doing. I was full of questions and uncertainty. With time and experience, I’ve gained some useful perspectives that I wish someone had shared with me earlier on. Here are 6 perspectives to help guide you on your journey.

1. There is no “right” way to meditate.

Don’t get caught up in perfectly doing the various techniques you are learning. There are no hard and fast rules to meditation that you need to follow. Follow your breath if you want, or don’t. Chant a mantra, stare at a candle, or just sit in silence. Lie on the floor, sit down, or stand on your head if you like. If you have an itch, scratch it. Just be a human and see how it feels. Meditation is about exploring your own consciousness, so do what feels right for you at that particular moment.

2. It’s okay to have fun during meditation.

Meditation is an adventure, not a chore. Approach it with curiosity and playfulness. If you feel bored or restless, switch it up by exploring a new style or technique. Treat each session as a joyful experiment, like a curious scientist. You are exploring consciousness not getting a tooth extracted.

3. Let go of judgments…

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Anthony V. Lombardo
You Are A Conscious Creator

Anthony V. Lombardo is a meditation artist, explorer of consciousness, and website consultant for Spiritual Entrepreneurs. Join the Tribe: https://rb.gy/0650g