Suggestions for Meditating
Meditation and music can be relaxating, even inspirational, however meditation techniques aren't new. They've been around for thousands of years. Anyone can meditate, regardless of religious or cultural background.
To get you starte, consider these suggestions from doctors at the Mayo Clinic:
- Select a meditation technique that fits your lifestyle and belief system. Many people build meditation into their daily routine.
- Set aside some time. Start with 5-minute meditation sessions once or twice a day and work up to 20 minutes each time.
- Keep trying. Be kind to yourself as you get started. If you're meditating and your attention wanders, slowly return to the object, sensation or movement you're focusing on.
- Make meditation part of your life. Many people prefer to start and end their day with a period of meditation. Others prefer to take meditation breaks during the day. Experiment and find out what works best for you.
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