Learn How To Meditate
Meditation is the art of quieting the mind for a period of time typically ranging from 10 to 60 minutes, this can be done at home or in a group setting. Meditation may be practiced in complete silence or with use of a guided meditation. Many people see wonderful benefits in just one session however for ultimate results try meditating for 15 minutes a day for 30 days.
Just 15 minutes of Meditation will leave you feeling centered and calm!
Reported benefits of Meditation include reduced stress, a general feeling of well being, increased creativity, Spiritual Awareness, less mind chatter, mental clarity and aid in manifestation creation. So what are you waiting for?
How to Meditate – Silent Meditation Instructions
To perform a silent meditation, wear comfortable clothing and sit upright in a chair. If you have committed to a certain time period set a timer. Close your eyes, relax your body and gently release any thoughts that may drift into your mind, now take a few long deep breaths and simply focus on your breathing in and out, in and out. As a beginner you may notice thoughts popping into your head, this is very common when you first start, your mind has been consumed with thoughts all day and it may be difficult to switch off.
Tips to quiet your mind
- Create a relaxing environment
- Focus on the sound of your breathing
- Relax your head and eyes as you breathe
- If thoughts enter your mind don’t stress, just let them go and relax
If you take time to practice silent meditation daily, you will find that it becomes easier and easier to release thoughts from your mind, you may notice that a particular time of day works best for you, such as before bed when you are winding down, choose the time that works best for you and try to meditate at the same time daily.
How to Meditate – Guided Meditations
There are countless variations of guided meditations to assist bringing you into a deeper state of alignment. Guided Meditations use visualization and breathing techniques, they can be used for specific results such as Chakra Balancing, Manifestation, Astral Projection, Lucid Dreaming or simply to go to a deeper meditative state than meditation alone, you can find many great Guided Meditations at stores and onine.
Guided meditations are great for beginners as you will follow along with a voice track making it easier for you to keep other distractions and thoughts out of your mind.
How to Meditate – Meditations with Binaural Beat Technology
Binaural Beats are typically used to train the brain into a new pattern of thinking, this is done by placing your mind into an Alpha or Theta state which makes you highly susceptible to the affirmations and guidance you are listening to. Tappermation offer a wonderful series of Meditations with Binaural Beats, Affirmations and Body Tapping.
Many people become frustrated at not being able to quiet the mind during meditation, if this sounds like you then you probably need it more than most, non stop clatter in the mind all waking hours is extremely stressful, so do yourself a favor and commit to 15 minutes a day, you can do it!