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Meditation Techniques For Newbie's To Meditation

Jun 16, 2008
Are you interested in meditation, however, never really tried to meditate? Is meditation something new to you, and don't know how to begin? In this article, we will take a look at some beginner's meditation techniques.

In this article, you will learn:
* The Point Of Meditation
* Meditation Is Medication
* The Question Of Time
* Basic Meditation Technique For Stress
* Basic Meditation Technique For Mornings And Before Going Bed

* The Point Of Meditation
What is the point of meditation? Meditation is a subject which is only becoming popular in the west, only recently. Meditation has taken the west by storm, because we understand the importance of centering ourselves. The fast paced world, in which we find ourselves don't provide that peace of mind.

* Meditation Is Medication
Meditation is simply amazing. If anyone you speak to finds that meditation is something only Buddhist monks perform, and is taboo, then it can be hard finding your space to meditate. However, there are big reasons to meditate. Centering yourself provides amazing possibility to find more spirituality in life, and bring your mind into balance.

The fast paced world has made a lot of stress on people. We need to adapt. Luckily meditation has always been here for our aid. Meditation brings peace of mind. It helps balance the needs of mind, body, and soul. Thus I term meditation as medication.

* The Question Of Time
The first problem you will find is being able to perform meditation for any length of time. Your first attempt could see you trying to stop within the first minute! Meditation to be effective needs at the most minimum 5 minutes, and at least 15 minutes. More advanced people into meditation can go for 30 minutes or hour. And some Guru's have been known to go for days! Though you will never need to go for such long periods.

* Basic Meditation Technique For Stress
Though meditation is only effective when done for over 5 minutes, and ideally 15 minutes, you don't have to go to such lengths. Sometimes stress is a problem. You feel your about to burst and need something now. You may be in an office, and sitting and meditating is not always the best option!

Try to get out of the box. Get out of the place you are in, preferably in nature. Then take a deep breath. Hold and then push out, get the air out of your lungs. Then hold for 5 seconds. You want to do this 10 times. You will clear your mind, and can get back to what you were doing. You will find that you are much more able to tackle what is in front of you.

* Basic Meditation Technique For Mornings And Before Going Bed
Meditation can be done walking, sitting or while lying down. Follow above procedure. Then close your eyes. Be silent. Don't talk mentally, and when you do, just get back to the silence. Over time, you will get better and better. Though there is much more to meditation and there are many techniques, you don't need elaborate ways to meditate.
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