Are you starting to experience health problems such as hypertension, diabetes and frequent infection due to persistent stress from work and life experiences? Are you in a maze seeking for stress control strategies? I’m glad you are reading. I wanted to share to you an ancient way of preserving health and it’s none other than meditation.
Meditation in its simplest definition is quieting the mind. It is a mental exercise that affects body processes. As we all know, the nervous system together with the brain and nerves controls our body systems and processes. Our cardiovascular system, immune system, respiratory tract and others are controlled by one important organ, the brain. The relaxation and control inherent in meditation can serve as an excellent relief to anxiety and stress. Meditation has its tradition grounded in Eastern cultures (such as India and Tibet), has become popularized also in Western cultures.
Meditation is very simple and easy but the benefits for your health are great. You will revitalize your body and decrease the ill effects of stress when you regularly practice meditation. Here now are The Best Healthy Meditation Tips
You must have a compelling goal to meditate everyday at least twice a day for ten to twenty minutes.
Having a goal and realizing the benefits of meditation will drive you to have a special time of the day to meditate. If you need to put it in your planner, set the alarm or ask your friend to remind you to meditate, do it. Your first few weeks of meditation will be full of distractions and without a goal, it will be very difficult or close to impossible to do the practice of meditation.
Set the perfect time and perfect place for your daily meditation sessions.
Find a quiet place where you can relax and be alone so that nothing or no one will disturb you. Choose a time when you will not be so tired that you risk falling asleep. The best two times to meditate tend to be immediately upon rising and just before dinner. Use a comfortable straight-backed chair that helps you sit up with minimal effort. Lying in bed is not advisable because it is very likely that you will fall asleep.
In order to assist achieving a relaxed state in your meditation, avoid all stimulants in any form.
Get rid of too much caffeine from your coffee and tea especially before your meditation sessions. Stimulants like caffeine will alter your heartbeat and make you fell restless.
During you meditation, do not consciously alter or control your breathing – breathe naturally.
Meditation is a natural process. You should let the air of life cleanse your lungs and let waste expired to nature. Conscious breathing will not help in your goal to concentrate meditation.
When you find your thoughts wandering, gently refocus and continue.
The human brain has the capacity to control our thoughts. It only needs repetition and practice. Be reminded of the benefits of meditation and start refocusing your thoughts.
6, Don’t “try” to relax. Trying is work, not relaxation.
Just assume a passive attitude in which you focus upon your breathing. Allow whatever happens to happen. If you feel relaxed, fine, if not, accept that too. The success of your meditation sessions will depend to only you.
Slow yourself down as much as possible.
Relax and enjoy this process. Thinking of the end result that meditation will help in your health problems will be very helpful.
So here are the best tips for a healthy meditation. Like any divine practices, you should master it. Mastering it can’t be in days. You should do it as regularly as possible. Then you will harvest the promises of this great practice – good health, good temper, peaceful life and sound spirit. Enjoy your healthy mediation sessions.