Picture this: you’re in the middle of a meditation. You close your eyes and think, “Breathe in, focus on your breath. Breathe out…”

As you exhale your mind wanders to, “Oh no! I forgot to get the cilantro at the grocery for that recipe. Wait, I’m supposed to be breathing. But this recipe will be terrible without it! BREATHE. Okay, maybe I can go back to the grocery after this meditation. Why am I even meditating? I’m terrible at this!”

Sound familiar?

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