"Frankly, counselor, I don't care how stressful this is for your client—tell him to get out of that damn yoga position."
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"Can he call you back? He's meditating."
"If I told you where the happy place in my mind is, you'd start showing up there and ruin it."
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"You're not a goat person?"
"Ohm... Ohm... Tom..."
"Think of this as a 'Be here now' exercise."
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"None of this seems to be doing me any good at all!"
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"With everything else I've got on my mind, now you're telling me I have to think about breathing?"
"Would you rather be attacked by a horse-size duck or fifty duck-size horses?"
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"My mind is especially empty today."
Guru on the roller coaster.
"At least with math and physics you sometimes find the answer."
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"Can you be in the moment later?"
"I'd like to reach a higher state of consciousness, without losing, of course, my administrative and fiscal skills."
"Off to meditation?"
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"I'm crazed with this noble path- let me get back to you."
"Have you tried turning off your conscious mind and then turning it back on again?"
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"So far, open-mike night has not caught on."
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"Exactly what is this 'nothing' I've been hearing so much about?"
"This year I'm really gonna get organized."
"Come, join me for a few moments of mindful indolence!"
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"As far as I can tell, meditation is just worrying minus the content."
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"I'd read so much about it beforehand that I couldn't help being disappointed when I actually became enlightened."
"Introspection, J.B., is for losers."
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