Here are 3 quick tips for quieting your mind when trying to meditate. Write It Out First It’s difficult to meditate if you are bothered by something. An effective step for quieting the mind at a time like this, is to write it out first. When I say write it out, I mean get all the raw, volatile, emotional heat/pain/anger you’re experiencing, out of you. Express it FULLY. Unload it completely onto the page. Essentially, give it a place to go, so that it’s not taking up space in your mind. Following this, take a few minutes to let your stress hormones calm down, then sit/lie down, engage the Parasympathetic Nervous System via Conscious Breathing, and let yourself ease back into a quieter...