Meditation is for…
Are you stressed, anxious and worried because of the things going on in your life? Spend a few moments in meditation and bring yourself back to the present. Spending time in meditation relaxes you both physically and mentally. Spending time in meditation helps you calm down your mind. It can also help you with your mental health.
There are many ways to do the meditation practice, among them, the transcendental is very popular especially for peoples that wants to begin with this discipline. This can be performed in forms such as guided imagery, stillness meditation but also mantra, yoga, or Zen meditation. Guided imagery helps you get more in tune with the present moment and uses the imagery of an object that reminds you of something you want to get done. During the stillness meditation instead, you focus on nothing but your breathing.
Maintaining inner peace and relaxation is a challenging goal. Many people have to try many different techniques to achieve this goal. You do not have to try too hard. Simply creating a relaxing environment in your home with essential items like a nice scent, candle, music, or a comfortable place to sit, you can use simple mantra meditation to achieve a state of inner peace. Creating a peaceful atmosphere can be as simple as using a clean paper bag or throw pillow, placing a favorite book, or adding some fresh flower petals.
Meditation may help you feel better, have increased strength, improve memory, and enhance physical health. If you combine meditation and diet, it may help you control your blood pressure, cholesterol, blood sugar levels, body fat percentage and increase your overall well-being. Meditators have found that regular practice of meditation can reduce symptoms of depression, anxiety, irritability and moodiness. Meditation can also enhance your self-esteem and self-awareness. Increased feelings of self-awareness are linked with a higher level of physical and mental health and happiness.
A study published in the Journal of American Science reported that chronic long-term stress is related to an increased risk of cardiovascular disease and stroke. Chronic stress is related to the way you breathe. Scientific studies have shown that long periods of slow breathing exercises can help you relax. This helps you focus on other things such as the feelings of happiness, excitement and contentment that meditation allows you to experience. Breathing exercises are very important when you meditate because deep breathing exercises slow you down and bring you into deeper relaxation. You can also learn the sitting exercises to help you achieve a state of inner peace and physical relaxation.
Other benefits of meditation include better sleep, reduced stress, less tension headaches, better immune system, lower blood pressure, and lowered stress levels. People who meditate are less likely to have chronic pain, depression, anxiety and irritability. They have increased concentration and are able to concentrate on tasks better. Meditators have been shown to have increased life spans and reduce the likelihood of death due to heart attack and cancer.
Expert in bio-natural and psycho-corporeal techniques. Sound therapist trained at the Centro de Terapia de Sonido y Estudios Armonicos by Albert Rabenstein in Buenos Aires.