Long Island Meditation Experience
Jeong-a Lee/ full-time employee
Back in 1999, my father had a stroke. As a result, I had no choice but to support my family financially. I was running my own piano school at the time. From that point on, I could barely sleep at night because of all the stress and pressure of trying to support my family. I got really upset with my family. I couldn’t understand why I should be the one to support my family, after all, I wasn’t the oldest child.
Endless worries while trying to sleep
I couldn’t sleep at night. I had migraines during the day. I started having digestive issues and stomach pain. I had to carry around all kinds of medication for my stomach and digestive issues – which were now daily problems. I was easily irritated and the physical pain was starting to cause emotional distress. I was not happy teaching piano to children any longer. My stress was only getting worse, whether my teaching business was good or bad.
I started taking sleeping pills to get a good night’s sleep, but even that didn’t help. I ended up quitting my job after 7 years of teaching. Soon after that, a friend of mine recommended this