Based Meditation for Beginners

Slowly, meditation is detaching from its image that it is a strange spiritual custom practice by ascetics and monks in Asia. Some famous people and personalities who meditate include Gwyneth Paltrow, Rivers Cuomo, and David Lynch. Meditation helped military veterans deal with their post traumatic stress disorder. An increasing number of research shows that meditation has a noticeable effect on human’s brain that promotes different types of health and wellness. People who are interested may need to overcome the hurdles of meditation such as the perception that it is hard, painful, time-consuming and complicated – and religious.

Even though there are many types of meditation – from meditation of the transcendental kind to Zen meditation – health professionals agree that a beginner should not mind struggling with them. Meditation is easy and simple, even beginners can do it and everyone can benefit from it.

Find some free time in a calm and quiet place as you can at least 20 minutes or more. Meditating with interruptions from your gadgets and computers will not really work. Some traditions use the physical position lotus position or also known as Indian sit. In Sanskit, this is known as mudras – the famous sitting position in the ground. If you are not comfortable with this sitting position, you can sit on a chair instead. Do not just sit but try as much as possible to do something. Don’t start immediately with meditation but let your body and mind settle first before starting. Life is already stressful as it is, do not add stress by doing meditation in a hurry. Try to pick something and gently draw your attention into it. It can be an image – mental or physical – or your breathing which works easy and natural. You can meditate with eyes closed or open, whichever works for you. A mantra may also aid you during meditation. It is a voice or sound that you build in your mind. When your mind starts to wander, slowly go back to the present condition. During your meditation, you will feel that your mind gets quieter than before.

Meditation is an easy technique. You do not have to worry about whether you are doing it right or wrong. That’s a wrong way to start your meditation. Avoid getting angry or frustrated with yourself and in your mind. If you need to stop your meditation, gently do it slowly. Do it smooth and not harsh. Enjoy first the state you built and do not forego of it as soon as possible. Repeat your meditation as needed. It will be very effective if done regularly. Do it always for a long period. It does not need to take many hours or every day. A 20-minute meditation is effective if done always.

Medication techniques for novice are not as hard as you imagine. It is a wonderful experience that will change your life in many ways. Meditation helps treat anxiety, stress and depression. It provides inner peace without the aid of chemicals and medical treatments. Binaural beats and sounds help beginners in their meditation. Focusing on your breathing is one if the simplest technique that you can master in meditation. All you have to do is base your breathing on the sound and feeling of your breath. Do it in a quiet place where do will not be distracted.