Tips To Get Started With Meditation

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Tips to get started with meditation
Medical Adviser
16 Nov, 2016


5 Tips To Get Started With Meditation

In this fast-paced life, stress has become a norm but it doesn’t need to be so. Meditation is a great way to reduce stress. If you have anxiety, it will help calm your nervous system and make you feel better. Meditation is a process which helps you control your nervous system and helps you live a long and healthy life.



Start meditation with 3-5 minutes.

Begin with 5-minute sessions, and when you're ready for more, slowly increase the meditation timing. Close your eyes and choose an open, warm and secluded place so there is no disturbance and you can concentrate more easily.


Stretch or Do Yoga First

Do yoga or stretching before you start meditating, so that you prepare your body to sit in one position for long.



Set timer

Set a timer for your meditation, so that you don't have to keep checking the clock.



Fix a time for meditation

By meditating at the same time every day you will develop a habit. If you don't fix a particular time for meditation in your routine then there are high chances of you forgetting to meditate. The ideal time is in the morning however, based on your schedule, you could fix a time for yourself.



Count your breaths

Count one as you take first breath and continue till 10 and repeat. Concentrate on your breath as it comes in.