BASIC STEPS TO MEDITATING
Meditation has many health benefits and is a highly effective way to relieve stress and maintain a healthier lifestyle. With practice, and over time, meditation builds resilience to stress. Putting in the effort to learn and practice meditation can actually transform your experience of stress in your life. Meditation takes practice, a lot of it, but give it time and it can become as normal as cleaning your teeth every day – the benefits are endless. Try these basic steps to get you on your way to calmer and happier self.
If you’re expecting to do it ‘perfectly’, you may actually create more stress than you relieve. There is no ‘perfect’ meditation session and if you go into it with an expectation of perfection, you may let yourself down and won’t want to stick with it.
Start small and work up to longer sessions, begin with a short session of 5 minutes. After you are comfortable, move to 10 or 15 minutes until you are comfortable meditating for 30-minute sessions.
With practice, this type of meditation becomes easier and more effective. You will come out of a meditation session fe