For many, many years, Easterners have used meditation as a tool for their spiritual practices, but also as a tool for relaxation.
The truth is that meditation itself is not affiliated with any religious practice and therefore, anyone, anywhere can use and benefit from the incredibly calming and relaxing benefits received by practicing meditation.
But the cool thing is that not only is it great for you mentally, it's also been proven to be great for our physical bodies as well. Check out all of the articles and resources below to begin your journey into using meditation to relive stress.
Learn how this technique can help you learn to be more "in the moment". This can help you relieve stress by learning how to focus on the present rather than dwelling on the past or worrying about the future.
As I mentioned before, not only is meditation great for our mental well-being, it can also benefit our physical well-being. Check out this article to learn more about how meditation can benefit you!
If you are someone who struggles with sitting still (which is a main component of most types of meditation), walking meditation could be a great alternative for you.
This type of mediation is great for beginners because it is simple and you don't need any guidance or instruction. However, remember that simple doesn't always mean easy! But this is one of my top favorite techniques and I use it frequently.
This is a very common technique and it is used by many different people (including medical professionals) to relieve stress. Guided Imagery is highly regarded for its calming and relaxing experience as well as its endless possibilities.
This type of meditation is similar to a relaxation technique known as body scanning, yet when used in mediation, there are some distinct differences. Check out this article to find out more about this wonderful meditation technique.
This is one of the more interesting techniques, in my opinion, simply because of the way it is practiced. However, it is often necessary to learn this through a teacher instead of on your own. Click on this article for a brief summary about Transcendental Meditation and to find out where you can learn more.
Click on this article to browse through a list of some of the most common types of meditation to relieve stress.
Learn how practicing meditation can positively effect your health, your stress levels, and your life!
Depression is a serious condition that affects people in a variety of ways, but ultimately can have a powerfully negative effect on our lives. Find out how meditation can help.
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