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Day 11

Fail.

Monday, May 11th, 2015
Show today's brain activity
Alpha 59%
Waves which occur when relaxed and calm
Beta 25%
Waves which occur when, for example, actively thinking or problem-solving
Gamma 51%
Waves which occur when involved in higher mental activity and consolidation of information

Today was not a good day in my journey of becoming more Zen.

I woke up before my alarm feeling anxious about all the things I knew I needed to get done at work today. I meditated, but could feel my mind trying to sneak off to pre-plan for potential issues that might come up in my day ‘stay here mind – right in this moment – stop bloody sneaking off!’

Work was nuts, as expected. I had planning on trying to find small moments in my day to be more mindful, but I succeeded to do this all of zero times.

Today was meditation fail day.

Ok, I’m being dramatic, but I do feel a bit rubbish about not being able to be a bit more on top of things today.

Tomorrow is a new day I’m putting this one behind me and looking forward to Tuesday.

Calm, focused Tuesday….

Meditation Type

15 minute Headspace app.

Today’s Brain Wave Activity

brainwave data, meditation, mindfulness

Blue = Alpha waves, 59% (Day 1 was 43%) — this is the one I’m trying to increase.
Yellow = Beta waves, 25% (Day 1 was 38%)
Pink = Gamma waves, 16% (Day 1 was 19%)

Photo credit: Danielle MacInnes