Keep repeating in a stable rhythm and keep the hand motion going throughout the whole meditation. The Jupiter finger brings in knowledge, expands our field of possibilities and releases us from limitations.
It would be nice to see the writers call attention to this sort of imbalance. Hell, even Nick, the sad, reckless bartender, is shaming Schmidt for his terrible decisions. Characters like Schmidt have the same goals as ever, but history is making it increasingly hard for anyone to get what they want.