How to Mediate
Let’s take a look at Meditation for Beginners.
Are You Curious About How to Meditate?
Unless you’ve been living under a rock, you’ve probably heard about meditation, its different practices, and the various health and mental benefits of meditating. There are plenty of books, apps, audio recordings, and classes about how to meditate and you may have become curious about this ancient technique that’s making a comeback in modern times. Let’s explore what you can do to learn how to meditate by taking a look at basic mediation for beginners.
Learning More About How to Meditate
The internet is a great place to start looking for more information about meditation. It may be how you discovered what you’re reading right now. You’ll find plenty of information about meditation, it’s long history, the various forms of it, and of course some direction and instructions for getting started. This isn’t a bad place to start. You’ll get the basics and enough information to dip your toes in with a simple meditation practice.
You can also find a lot of great books about meditation. Head on over to Amazon, your local bookstore, or the library and pick up a book or two on meditation. There are also some great apps out there with guided meditations. Search for meditation in your phone’s app store. You can also find some simple guided meditations online, as audio recordings and the likes.
Another great option, especially if you want to dive right in, is to make a small investment for a really good course. Below this post is one that I personally love and use everyday.
Basic Mediation for Beginners
Let’s explore how to do a breath meditation since it is one of the most basic meditations for beginners.
- First, find a place to sit comfortably
- Secondly, calm your mind
- Finally, focus all your attention and conscious thought on breathing in and out.
Seems like it’s pretty simple to do doesn’t it? Actually, it’s harder than it sounds. It takes a bit of practice, but once you get comfortable with it, it’s a form of meditation you can do anytime, anywhere.
In conclusion, mediation is a wonderful way to combat stress, improve your quality of life and do something positive for your mental and physical health. I encourage you to learn how to meditate and give it a try. There are so many different traditions and practices out there, if you keep an open mind, I’m sure you’ll find the one that’s right for you. Be sure to read our article about how to make meditation work for you.