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I've been meditating for a few months now, just 15 minutes in the morning trying to focus on the breath. I find it really hard to do this, so I'm persevering and keeping it simple. I tend to suffer from anxiety, and for the last few days I've been feeling tired and a bit edgy. This morning as I was meditating I felt a strong sense of unease. Then my mind began to throw up frightening images of plane crashes and other disasters. Suddenly I had a vision (in my mind's eye, I wasn't hallucinating!) of a white lighthouse looking out onto a grey, chaotic ocean, constantly generating half-seen images that bubbled up, almost taking shape, and then sank back into the roiling mass. If I paid attention to them they strengthened; if I didn't, they melted back into the sea. This seemed a reassuring message in a way, but also a bit unnerving, and the image has haunted me all morning like a dream. Does this kind of thing happen often?