We have the amazing capacity to direct our awareness around the body, toward thoughts, feelings and sensations. We can hold our whole body in awareness, or bring our awareness to a particular area. Just like a camera, we can pan in and out, directing our attention to a physical sensation, an emotion, or a thought, for example. We can swiftly scan the body from head to toe or vice versa, or take however long we wish, meticulously paying attention to every toe, joint, or nuance of sensation.
Many people however, often find the body scan a challenging meditation to practice. Over long periods, boredom can easily set in, which can be an interesting thing to b