1. Because I am auditory by nature, it was much easier for me to imagine the bell sound then in guided meditations involving visualizing. Re-imagining the sound cleared all thoughts from my mind and enabled me to start with a clean slate.2. I felt a deepening where I went more into myself and from there could be open to what was around me. Which turned out to be noisey coworkers talking about the Queen ;) So I had to go back to the bell to re-center.3. His voice kept my mind from wander too far. It still wandered but not as far as unguided. And he did not 'over-guide', he gave me space to do the meditation.
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