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.
17 Nov, 2016
Meditation techniques for Stress Relief Our lives are full of demands from all fronts whether you are a professional, a home maker or even a student. Couple it with a fast-paced lifestyle and unhealthy eating habits, and you have the perfect concoction of a stressful life. Stress is an unavoidable part of our lives. But when stress becomes unbearable, it may damage your health and relationships. So, how can you reduce stress? Meditation is one of the best ways to combat stress. Check out how you can perform meditation to for stress relief. Wear comfortable clothes: The first step is to be ready for meditation. Wear loose-fitting clothes and sit with crossed legs on floor or chair. Wear comfortable clothes with your clothes and sitting position while doing meditation. Breathe slowly Breathe slowly from your abdomen through your nose. Count one when you inhale and slowly exhale, count two on the next inhale. Meditate in a secluded place: Sit in a place which is airy and secluded and away from the daily hustle-bustle. There shouldn't be any distractions when you are learning to meditate to relieve from stress. It is good if you turn off your electronic devices. Keep your eyes closed Close your eyes and focus your concentration on your breath. And then slowly concentrate on what you can sense and hear. Repeat this process.