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Meditation A how to start guide - Headspace

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Why To Meditate

Why To Meditate

Meditation can give you a sense of calm, peace and balance that can benefit both your emotional well-being and your overall health. And these benefits don't end when your meditation session ends. Meditation can help carry you more calmly through your day and may help you manage symptoms of certain medical conditions.

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Where To Meditate

Where To Meditate

You have the ability to engage in the practice anytime, anywhere. The key is focusing on what's happening inside your head. ... Even though thoughts might creep into your mind, you are still able to meditate. As long as you don't forget your breath, anything is okay

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How Long Should I Meditate

How Long Should I Meditate

So, 10 minutes a day is a perfect starting point. It's perfectly fine to continue meditating for just 10 minutes a day, you will definitely see considerable benefits such as being more aware, present, focused, etc. no matter how long you meditate.

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But My Thoughts Are All Over The Place

But My Thoughts Are All Over The Place

Having a crowded mind is normal and will get better over time. These are some of the tips you can use for making it more relaxed

  • Get in a comfortable position. When you think of meditation, the lotus position (a cross-legged, seated asana) probably comes to mind
  • Take deep breaths
  • Don't judge yourself when your thoughts start to wander
  • Use a guided meditation app
  • Meditate regularly

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Practice Practice Practice

Practice Practice Practice

Meditation takes practice. Keep in mind, for instance, that it's common for your mind to wander during meditation, no matter how long you've been practicing meditation. If you're meditating to calm your mind and your attention wanders, slowly return to the object, sensation or movement you're focusing on.

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Personal Experience

Personal Experience

From my own experience meditation takes practice. Your mind will be all over the place and you will get distracted often. Knowing your when and where to meditate can help you a lot clearing your mind. Meditation is for everyone and you need to discover it on your own. Its a unique experience for everyone so you can try it and see how you feel

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Want to know how and when to meditate or you need that extra push to help you start. This is a perfect article for you

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