I haven’t made any serious attempts at meditation recently. I was pretty decent at it a couple of decades ago, but that’s a lifetime away. What I used to do doesn’t work for me now, at least not in the first few minutes, so I’ve been giving up.

I know. That’s pretty chicken of me.

Today, looking for meditation tips with Al-Anon flavor, I was led to 12 Steps – Think About It! This author recommended Jon Kabat-Zinn and Thupten Jinpa as good guides here, with links to episodes of American Public Media’s “On Being” with Krista Tippett. I used to listen to “On Being” every Sunday and enjoyed it a lot. My schedule is different now.

Sadly, the “On Being” website has encountered some shift, so the links were broken. Here are some of the results I found in a site search:

Edit: Here’s a boatload of guided meditations. I haven’t listened to them yet so I don’t know how good or useful they are, but there are lots!