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5 Meditation Styles for Every Personality

Kundalini Meditation

It involves yoga poses in order to extend your energy from the base of your spine all the way to your mind.

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5 Meditation Styles for Every Personality

5 Meditation Styles for Every Personality

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Kundalini Meditation

It involves yoga poses in order to extend your energy from the base of your spine all the way to your mind.

Qigong Meditation

The purpose of the practice is to focus on both your breath and posture together in order to gain full bodily control, allowing the energy flow to increase all throughout your body.

Vipassana Meditation (Mindfulness Meditation)

The purpose is to become aware of your thoughts by simply observing them. It allows thinking about why you're thinking your thoughts.

Loving-Kindness Meditation

The practice revolves around learning how to rid yourself of any self-doubt. After you cultivate personal love, you will be able to wish love to all those around you.

Concentration Meditation

The goal is to be able to keep your concentration focused on one thing and not to allow your mind to wander.

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Meditation is an approach to training the mind, similar to the way that fitness is an approach to training the body.
Concentration meditation

Concentration meditation involves focusing on a single point. 

In this form of meditation, you simply refocus your awareness on the chosen object of attention each time you notice your mind wandering. Through this process, your ability to concentrate improves.

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Mindfulness meditation encourages the practitioner to observe wandering thoughts as they drift through the mind. 

Through mindfulness meditation, you can see how your thoughts and feelings tend to move in particular patterns.

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Focused attention

It uses the object of your breath to focus attention and maintain awareness. If your mind starts to wander, return your attention to your breath.

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