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Day Eleven: Open to life

As well as being a great way to practice non-attachment and being non-reactive, open awareness meditation has a particular effect on your brain that supports creative thinking and problem solving.

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We could talk a whole lot more about your brain's default mode network, how it can lead to you being so self-critical and focused on your problems and how meditation basically neutralises that activity, but that will have to be a topic for another day.

Just trust me when I tell you that taking 11 minutes to do this meditation is going to be really, really good for you.