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Meditation Tips You Can Practice At Home
1 month ago

1.Make the Time.

You will never sit down and meditate if you wait for the perfect time, so it is important to make the time for yourself. On the bright side, most people do not realize you only need a few minutes for some mindful meditation. Whether it is as soon as you wake up in the morning or right before bed at night, take a couple minutes for yourself to separate yourself from the business of the holidays. You can always start with two minutes and add a minute or two everyday as you get the hang of it.

2. Get Comfortable 

Another big misconception about meditation is that you have to be sitting in a certain position. The truth is, meditation is about your comfort, so find a position that you feel most relaxed. Whether you are sitting up, lying down, or leaning against a wall, experiment with different positions that are the most comfortable for you.

3. Power Off 

We spend all day scrolling through our phones and clicking away on our computers, so meditation is the time to take a break from all of the screens. Put your phone away in a drawer and make sure all your devices are silenced. If you want to set a timer to keep track of how long you’re meditating for, try using a watch. Your phone will still be there when you’re done!

4. Count Your Breaths

Now that you have found a comfortable position and a silent space, it is time to turn your attention to your breath. This sounds difficult, but it’s just about paying attention to your breath as it comes in, and following it through your nose all the way down to your lungs. Count each breath in sets of ten, then start again at one.

5. Don’t Give Up

No one gets meditation right on the first or second try, and not everyone feels some sudden peacefulness or bliss in the few minutes they are sitting. Meditation is not all about clearing your mind, so it is okay if your head isn’t completely blank. Every time you get worked up in a thought, just bring your head back to your breath counts..


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