Focus on breathing at ALL times?

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Focus on breathing at ALL times?

by SamSald » Sun Jul 05, 2015 2:18 pm

I'm a little bit confused. Some sources say you only need to focus on your meditation object/breathing during the meditation and just be present the rest of the time, while others such as the link below say you are supposed to have certain amount of attention on your breathing att ALL times throughout the day, even when reading or talking.

The only time I've heard the double focus in Headspace is in the Walking meditation of the singles collection, If I remember correctly you were supposed to focus on the sensations of the legs moving (instead of the breathing) at the same time as you observe everything around you.

Anyone know a good way to think of this?

Here is the link

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