Meditate and Feel Great

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In the interest of feeling good did you ever consider a daily mediation ritual? Or have you tried meditating and promptly concluded that you don’t know how, you can’t quiet your mind enough, you think about all kinds of things too much, you fidget too much, the list goes on of why we can’t meditate.

Studies have shown that meditation can reduce stress and improve health. A simple technique practiced for as few as 10 minutes per day can help you control stress, decrease anxiety, improve cardiovascular health, and achieve a greater capacity for relaxation.

Again, in the interest of feeling better and assisting your overall health let’s take another look at the practice of mediation, shall we? Go back to the adage, ‘practice makes perfect’ or in this case, practice makes a healthy habit! Wherever you are on the meditation scale – never tried it or tried it but didn’t like it, or just can’t find the time – give it a go, surrender 10-15 minutes of your day and experiment with different techniques and most importantly, go easy on yourself.                                                                      

                                              BE EASY. BREATHE. GO WITH THE FLOW. RELAX.

Meditation is about breathing and focusing on your breath so that your thoughts can take a break. Slow your whole mind/body down to get in touch with a beautiful rhythm that can take you on a remarkable journey – perhaps of healing, renewal or simply, peace.

I have meditated on and off for many, many years. I was introduced to transcendental meditation [ https://www.tm.org/ ] at the age of 11. I must confess that I feel better and life is just easier when I make it a daily practice (15 min for me). I have included a few links here to help you get started or reboot yourself in the healthful practice of meditation.

 

http://www.healthandfitnesstravel.com/blog/8-reasons-why-meditation-is-good-for-your-health

https://zenhabits.net/meditation-guide/

https://www.huffingtonpost.com/2013/11/08/guided-meditation-relaxation_n_4235832.html

https://www.theguardian.com/lifeandstyle/gallery/2011/jan/22/how-to-meditate-ten-steps-headspace

https://chopra.com/articles/learn-to-meditate-in-6-easy-steps#sm.0000sgnvy9j4sdtcxpo1bare6bi5v


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