Meditate for a Better Life

Meditate for a Better Life

Stress is linked with many reasons such as being behind closed doors for days or difficulty falling asleep These reasons invite meditation to refocus. So, 

take care of your mind and do meditation, it is the best way to reduce stress and anxiety.

What is Meditation?

Through meditation, you can deliberately bring your attention to the present moment e.g. your breathing.

Meditation is a posture that allows you to position yourself as an observer and as an actor in your state of mental functioning.

We all have the ability to be in the moment, we all have the ability to discover the place of freedom that allows you to get out of the automatic pilot.

Why is it Important to Meditate?

According to a study 8 out of 10 people have already overcome stress with the help of meditation.

Meditation makes it possible to reduce stress and anxiety, it also helps in improving sleeping habits.

Anyone can do this practice. It allows you to be calm and also helps to improve your concentration.

Meditation encourages you to accept yourself and others, without any judgment. It also helps you to make better relationships with others.

How to do Meditation Properly?

Sit in a comfortable posture to practice meditation. In order to meditate, it is suggested to sit in front of the chair, without leaning against the back, or you can also sit on a cross-legged cushion. It requires some practice to learn this posture.  

Begin with Short Sessions.

The goal of this practice is to integrate it into your daily life by establishing a certain regularity.

Do not put pressure on yourself to feel the benefits of Meditation. It is not necessary to meditate for 5 hours. Meditating for 5 to 10 minutes is enough to get the best benefits.

Plan the Right Time to Meditate.

It is required to find the right time to meditate.

But what will be the suitable time to do meditation? Is it ok to do it during lunch break?

Or are you more of those who like to meditate in the evening? So, if meditating makes you sleepy, then plan a session in the evening.

In order to find the best time for meditation use meditation precautions at different times of the day, and see what works best for you.

Breathe correctly during your session.

It is important to breathe correctly During your meditation session. Breathe deeply, giving a sense of gesture, inflate your stomach and exhale, imagining the passage of air in you.

Use Audio Support.

It is not always easy to understand how to meditate.

Even in a pleasant place, With the help of audio CDs or applications (such as Petit Bambo, Zenfi, or Plein conscience) you can understand the meaning of practice. Then it is up to you to let yourself go throughout the session. Audio CDs are also really helpful in practicing meditation alone at home.

Do Meditation Regularly.

Include meditation into your daily routine.

It is better to practice a little each day from time to time. By doing meditation regularly you will get the results of it quickly and it also makes you feel vibrant and adventurous.

(Disclaimer: The views and opinions expressed in this article are those of the author and do not necessarily reflect the views of MakeBetterLife.)