Meditation is the simplest, hardest thing in the world.
Practiced for Millenia yet the benefits are backed by modern Science:
Here’s how you can reap the benefits of Meditation starting today:
There are three main types of meditation:
In his book Stages of Meditation, the Dalai Lama recommends starting with Single pointed focus practices.
The reason for this is because it’s important to focus and calm our minds before moving into deeper states or more advanced practices like open monitoring.
You will likely notice some benefits of meditation almost immediately.
For example, greater self-awareness is almost inevitable and there’s a good reason for this:
The thoughts that pop up and distract us during meditation are the same types of thoughts that distract us throughout our day. Single pointed focus meditation offers the perfect opportunity to notice how often those thoughts really do pop up.
As you go about your day, you will likely recognize how that voice in your mind keeps popping up and tries to influence what you do.
What are your thoughts on meditation?
Do you find it easy, relaxing, challenging?
Do you have any tips and tricks when it comes to mindfulness?
Drop your thoughts in the comments below. And if you have any questions about how to develop your own practice, contact me here
Until then, keep learning, keep growing, and make everyday count.