How to meditate while using a computer

The following technique can be practiced while using a computer. For an easier technique, see the method 2.
  1. Be aware that you are using a computer.
  2. Take one mindful breath if you are waiting for something. For example, for an application to start, a web page to be loaded or data to be saved onto a hard disk drive.
After getting familiar with the basic technique, you can try advanced techniques.
Advanced level 1
In the above step 2, expand your awareness to one or more of the followings:
  • your body posture, especially back and neck.
  • your breath;
  • dryness or tiredness in eyes;
  • the sounds of mouse buttons or keyboards;
  • brightness of the screen;
  • thoughts or feelings; and
  • other experiences.

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