I did the same imaginal candle meditation that I did yesterday. I used Hermetic-style breathing and started sitting in a half-lotus position. I was pretty tired today and my friend’s dog insisted on sitting on my lap while trying to force my hand to pet her while I was trying to meditate. I was fairly distracted. I am getting better at Hermetic-style breathing, which means that my mind has the luxury of wandering while I’m working on it. For some reason, I wasn’t able to hold the half-lotus position and ended up having to lie down after about 10 min. I actually did better lying down and did not fall asleep. I focused on the reflection of the flame on the surrounding wax (like in the picture) with a decent amount of success.