Why do many meditate?

So you decide that meditation can do wonders for you. You are going in the right direction.

Why do many meditate?

Meditation is the best medication for all concerns. – Swami Chidanand Saraswatiji

It is, in a way, a tool. It helps relieve stress, it helps with chronic pain, it promotes good physical health, it can make you sleep better, be calmer, be present, feel happier.

On a deep level, it is a doorway into the unknown. Meditation helps us get a sense of who we really are.

Once you try to meditate, you will notice how disturbing the mind is. You would be surprised! You may find your mind thinking about your plans about the future, then wandering through the grocery items you need to buy. You may find yourself thinking about a painful memory.

If you’re just starting out, don’t worry too much about not being able to focus. It’s natural. Over time, you will learn to master your thoughts and find some peace and clarity.

Below are some valuable tips for those seeking to find their inner self through meditation.

1. Posture. Whether he’s sitting cross-legged on the floor or in a chair, make sure his head is up and his spine is straight. Your mind will tend to wander if you are slumped over. Remember, your body and your mind are interconnected. A balanced body equals a balanced mind. A good piece of advice that will help you straighten yourself is to imagine that your head is touching the sky.

2 eyes. She tries to meditate with her eyes slightly open. This will help you to be more present. Lower your eyelids and allow your gaze to be soft. Measure your comfort level, as some people tend to focus more with their eyes closed. Do what you think is best for you.

3.Breathing. Pay close attention to your breathing, as it is most helpful in anchoring you in the present. Listen to your breath as it goes in and out. Let it flow naturally. An old meditation practice would be to count your breath, count silently, one, two, three, four, and then come home to one.

4. Silence. I know there is a lot of music designed to aid meditation, but nothing beats the simplicity and healing powers of silence. Sitting quietly allows you to fully experience your mind. There is a special calm and stability that only silence can give. As you meditate more, you will find a place where your inner and outer meet, allowing you to rest in the moment of self-awareness.

Enjoy meditation. Be kind to yourself. Start by taking time to meditate every day. Consistency is the key.

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