Meditation refers to a state where your body and mind are consciously relaxed and focused. practitioners of this are through reporting increased awareness, focus and concentration, as well as more positive outlook in life. As you may know, meditation is most commonly associated with monks, mystics and other spiritual disciplines. However, you don't need to be a monk or mystic to enjoy its benefits. And you don't even have to be in a special place to practice it. You can even try it in your own living room.
Although there are many different approaches to meditation, the fundamental principles remain the same. The most important among these principles is the one of removing obstructive, negative and wandering thoughts and fantasies and calming the mind with a deep sense of focus. This clears the mind of debrief in preparing sit for a higher quality of activity. The negative thoughts do you have those of noisy neighbors boss your office maids. That parking ticket you got and unwanted spam are set to contribute to the pollution of the mind in shutting them out allows for cleaning of the mind so that it may focus on deeper, more meaningful thoughts. Some practitioners even shut out all sensory input, no sight, no sound, and nothing to touch and try to detach themselves from the commotion around them.
You may now focus on a deeper, profound thought. If this is your goal. It may seem definitely at first, since we are all too accustomed to constantly hear and see things but as you continue with this exercise, you will find yourself becoming more aware of everything around you If you'll find the meditation positions that you see on television threatening with those impossibly art bags and pay for looking contortions, you need not worry. The principle here is to be in a comfortable position conducive to concentration. This may be well sitting cross legged, standing, laying down or even walking. If the position allows you to relax in focus, then that would be a great starting point.
While sitting or standing, the back should be straight, but not tense or tight. loose, comfortable clothes helped a lot in the process. Since tight fitting clothes have a tendency to choke you up and make you feel tense. The place you perform meditation should have a smooth atmosphere. It may be your own living room or bedroom or any place that you feel comfortable in. You might want an exercise mat You plan to take on the more challenging positions, you may you may even want to have the place arranged so that it is smoothing to your senses.
Settle on skills most people relax and meditate. So you may want a quiet isolated area, far from the ringing of the phone or humming of the washing machine, pleasing sense also help in this regard. So, stocking up and aromatic candles isn't such a bad idea. And you should remember, the principle here is focus. You could also try focusing on a certain object or a thought or even while keeping your eyes open focus on a single sight. One simple routine would be to while in a meditative state silently named part of your body, in focusing your consciousness on that part while doing this You should be aware of any tension on any part of your body.
Mentally visualize releasing this tension. I promise you this works wonders. Okay, now is the time I'm going to give you four steps to do and then actually to try this activity this meditation. The first step, sit or lie comfortably. Second, close your eyes. Third, make no effort to control the breath, simply breathe naturally.
Fourth, focus your attention on the breath, and on how the body moves with each inhalation and exhalation. Notice the movement of your body as you breathe. Observe your chest, shoulders, ribcage and belly. Make no effort to control your breath. Simply focus your attention if your mind wanders. simply return your focus back to your breath.
Maintain this meditation practice for two to three minutes to start, and then try it for a longer period. And remember, think about nothing, just breathe. As simple as that. In all, meditation is a relatively risk free practice and its benefits are well worth the effort or non effort. Remember, we're relaxing. Guess what is your project assignment?
Your right meditation, please follow the steps I taught you and describe your experience, not only immediately after the meditation, even even though you can do so but also, after several meditations. Are you more concentrated, more focused? Do you feel less stress? If so great meditation has done its job. Studies have shown that meditation does bring about beneficial psychological effects. To the body, and there has been a growing consensus in the medical community to further study the effects of search.
So, in the near future, who knows that mystical esoteric thing we call meditation might become a science itself. And that was the end of the course. My name is Vladimir, I cough. Thank you very much for watching. Bye bye