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This is quite simple and very effective. As in the case of any Meditation, we try not to judge, not to get angry with ourselves if things do not go so well, and not to be too goal-oriented. Let us begin! Inner Guide Meditation Exercise Sit down, close your eyes, and direct your attention to your breathing. Be aware of every breathing in and breathing out. Let your breathing be something automatic and do not try to steer it. Observe how the air slowly goes in through your nose, fills up your lungs, and goes out again. Count twenty breaths to reach a state of deep meditative relaxation. With each breath, you become more relaxed. When you feel totally at ease and relaxed after a few breaths, you begin with your Visualization. When you have reached this state of complete relaxation, you visualize an extremely beautiful environment which gives you a feeling of rest, peace, and relaxation. Walk around and enjoy every moment of being in those beautiful surroundings. Try to involve all your senses. Smell, taste, look, and feel into the minute details. When you have been walking around for a while and you feel fine, you look for a spot where you can nicely sit down. This spot is totally yours. You are completely by yourself, and you are completely relaxed. Now you ask your inner guide to introduce himself to you and you ask him if he can help you by answering a few questions. Just wait for something to happen! Do not force anything! The guide may appear in all sorts of ways. For instance as a person, an animal, a voice, a feeling. When the guide has introduced himself, you ask him a question and just wait what happens. The answer may come to you in all sorts of ways. Sometimes, it is very concrete. Sometimes, it comes as a metaphor or as a sort of dream from which you have to draw your own conclusions. Again: do not force anything. Things will only happen if you are relaxed and in a meditative mood. Observe! And if you like you can even ask a second question. Go on asking questions for as long as you like. When you are finished, thank your guide and just walk around in that beautiful environment for a while. You can always go back there to ask new questions or just to relax. Then slowly take your attention back to the rest of your body and the sounds in the room. Move a little, stretch your muscles a little, and open your eyes.

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