Why You Should Meditate And How To Get Started
Taking time off your busy day to just breathe is underrated. Chances are it’s not the first thing you have in mind when you feel like a single second can’t be wasted, though life is easier when your mind’s at ease. The few minutes you spend meditating will in fact end up saving you time. These articles will tell you all about the perks of the habit while helping you get started!
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5 Ways Meditation Can Improve Your Life Fuel Your Happiness
“Though times have changed, the benefits of meditation have not. With nonstop work cycles, hustle and bustle, and limited vacation days – we’re in desperate need of this practice now more than ever before.
In 2000-1000 B.C., the first traces of yoga practice were found within the Indus Civilization. In the beginning, it was only the lotus position (padmasana) that existed, and its sole purpose was for meditation.
We all want at least one moment in our day to slow down the clock, so why not use this time to meditate? We hope you’ll start (or continue), after reading these 6 ways in which meditation can help to improve your life, and fuel your happiness.”
Meditation for Beginners: 20 Practical Tips for Understanding the Mind
By Zen Habits
“The most important habit I’ve formed in the last 10 years of forming habits is meditation. Hands down, bar none.
Meditation has helped me to form all my other habits, it’s helped me to become more peaceful, more focused, less worried about discomfort, more appreciative and attentive to everything in my life. I’m far from perfect, but it has helped me come a long way.”
How to Start a Meditation Practice
“You have probably heard that meditation is great for stress reduction, increasing self-awareness, and supporting a healthy lifestyle. In our busy lives, meditation can easily feel like one more activity we need to add to our lengthy to-do lists. After all, how can we possibly have time to sit still when we have so much going on? We start to question: Can meditation really work for me?
If you have been thinking that meditation might help you, chances are it will. Meditation is becoming much more mainstream and many celebrities, businesswomen, and educators are sharing the benefits of taking time to center themselves each day and slow down the mind.”