“Don’t try to relax.

Don’t try to quiet your mind.

Don’t try to be comfortable.

Don’t try to be peaceful.

Don’t try to be in some condition that might please people.

Don’t try to be spiritually advanced.

Don’t try to be intelligent.

Don’t try to control your energy.

Simply be in a state of not trying.

You can stay in this state for as much as you like and then if you have an inclination to do some action you can go ahead and perform that action with minimal effort and then return to the state of not trying. If words arise and you feel an inclination to speak, you can speak with minimal effort and return to the state of not trying.”

The trick, then, is to not try to not try…