Meditation techniques for beginners should be fun, simple and easy.
That’s why this article by Kala Ambrose is so interesting. Writing in the Huffington Post, Kala gives some easy suggestions on how to get started in meditation without sitting in uncomfortable positions or doing difficult mental tasks. But I must say, even experienced meditators could benefit from a quick review of these meditation techniques for beginners.
10 Minute Bliss Breaks
Step One: Create a Routine
Establish a set time for your meditation. Perhaps you’ll wake up early in the morning before the rest of your household to have those quiet 10 minutes each day, for others it might be during the lunch hour outside in a park. Many people prefer to meditate in the evening to relax after a busy day and to open their mind to a deeper dream state.
Step Two: Don’t Forget to Breathe
Crucial in any meditation practice is the breath. Regardless of whether you wish to spend 10 minutes or 10 hours in meditation, slow, deep, methodical breathing will relax the body and bring in oxygen to both the lungs and blood stream. It will also help to retain focus and awareness.
Step Three: Relax and Give It Some Time
When beginning a new meditation practice, you may find that it proves to be too difficult to simply relax and think of nothing. Do not feel concerned, you will find that your practice will evolve over time. In the beginning, even deep breathing is good for the body and will relax you. If you’re finding it hard to sit in silence and concentrate on nothing, you may prefer to explore guided meditations. Read the entire article here
I hope you clicked through and read more about these meditation techniques for beginners. Sometimes we make things more complicated than they need to be, and beginners at meditation should start with the most easy and simple approaches.
By starting simply, a solid base of meditation can start to be created.
What meditation techniques did you use as a beginner? Please leave your suggestions in the comment area below. Your input will be appreciated.