Saturday, 22 March 2014

How to Meditate for Reducing Stress?

Meditations are the practice of training the mind or persuade some form of consciousness to realize some benefit.  It will be very much helpful for reducing stress. Meditation includes techniques to promote relaxation, create internal energy and develop kindness, love, generosity and patience. Meditation has been practised since olden times as a part of numerous religious customs and attitude. Meditation is always indenting to self-regulate the minds.

Meditation for Reducing Stress

Meditation is useful to attain clear mind and it also heals many health discomforts such as hypertension, depression etc. Meditation practice is helpful for the control of our emotions such anger, hatred etc. and helps to develop particular mental response to understanding.  Meditation practice is usually done in sitting position and repeating some prayers or song/hymns with closed eyes.  There are many specific styles of mediation practice and any method can be chosen by the practitioner as per his/her convenience.

Watch a video below by Rohit.Sharma about How to Meditate:


In our age, all things are happening very fast or we live in a very fast world.  This makes problems to our mind to understand and react to the situations as per the need arises.  You may even lose the ability to do the rational thinking and decision making; the result is the formation of stress.  We need to slow down and take some time to calm our body.  As time passes stress will build up and this may even affect our interaction with other persons in certain situations.

Benefits of Meditation

Meditation is a good practice to make our body stay still.  We can let our mind concentrate on something and calm down from all the stress and pressures that we deal with. Some people think that meditation is some type of religious practice.  It does appear in many religions, but it is not necessary just associated with it.  The Eastern religions take meditation as part of their religious experience but many people do meditation to relieve stress without having any religious commitment.

People practice meditation for different reasons; some for the reasons that we have already mentioned but for others it is for health reasons.  This practice can help people to reach higher levels of concentration that gives them better health overall. You should work on your meditation and calm yourself so that you are worry free and rid of all the stress. The rest in meditation is deeper than the deepest sleep that you can ever have. When the mind becomes free from confrontation and when it is calm and peaceful, meditation happens.
The benefits of meditation are various. It is an essential practice for mental hygiene. Some natural results of doing meditation regularly are:

·         A calm mind
·         Good concentration
·         Clarity of perception
·         Enhancement in communication
·         Growing of skills and talents inner strength
·         Healing
·         The ability to connect to an inner source of energy
·         Relaxation
·         Rejuvenation

In today's world where stress catches on faster than the eye can see or the mind can perceive, meditation is no more a luxury; it is a necessity. To be unconditionally happy and to have peace of mind, we need to tap into the power of meditation. Meditation is a simple remedy against stress and anxiety. It is a natural stress relief technique and an excellent remedy against stress, anxiety, mild depression, insomnia, fears, panic and several other disorders.

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