Why Do Meditation
Meditation for beginners of spiritual exploration and Chakra development is a crucial skill to master. Aside from the above, meditation has a host of other benefits for today’s hectic and stressful lifestyle.
These days stress is a pervasive influence in our lives. How often do you lie awake at night thinking about problems rather than drifting off to sleep? Lack of sleep just adds to the stress, making life feel very bleak.
Life is full of endless opportunities, but most let these opportunities pass them by, almost as if blinded to them. Excessive stress and worry is a barrier to the joys and possibilities of the world. Meditation is not a cure-all but if practiced it consistently removes negativity from the mind and focuses it on the good and important things in life. It is not possible to entirely remove stress from your life – things happen, and you do need to deal with them. The mistake is to become overwhelmed and lose sight of life and relationships. Gain focus and perspective from meditation and see problems for what they are. Stop ignoring the present by living life in the past or future.
If the above description seems familiar, seriously consider starting a meditation practice. It is a 100 percent natural remedy for stress. Much safer than any pills that your doctor might prescribe, and far healthier than coping through the use of drugs or alcohol.
This category contains a growing number of posts aimed at helping you to start meditation. As a starter, here are some of the long-term benefits that you’ll find through doing meditation.
Meditation for Beginners: What are the benefits?
- Clear and organized thought processes.
- Improved immune and physiological systems.
- Slowed aging process.
- Improved sleep patterns.
- Better control of stressful situations.
- Improved cognitive skills.
- Increased creativity.
- Spiritual awakening.
- Satisfying and authentic spiritual growth. Body, mind, and awareness become enhanced by pure mental states.
The above is an amazing list of benefits. In fact, the benefits grow with more with scientific research. These are all available to you, free of charge, without requiring a prescription from your doctor! The only cost to you is your time. For some, it is the time aspect of meditation that is the issue – when to do it? The answer is to treat it as an integral part of your life, like eating, drinking or breathing. Treat your mind as you would your body – it needs exercise and care too!
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Check out this post for a good starting point: Meditation Basics