Pause. Close your eyes. Rest your palms on your lap. Soften your jaw. Melt your shoulders down your back. Take three full, deep breaths to expand your heart.
Meditation gives us access to our internal lives—to images, language and memory. That’s exactly what a writer needs. “As writers all we have is our consciousness, what we see and what we witness,” says author and Kripalu presenter Dani Shapiro. “So for someone approaching the page, meditation—and the access it gives us to what is […]