Image man and horse in mediation

 

“Smile, breathe and go slowly.”~Thích Nhất Hạnh

 

Perhaps you’ve wanted to mediate to calm your mind but don’t know much about it, or how it helps. If so, you’re not alone.

Meditating is deceptively simple, or excruciatingly difficult, depending on who you ask.

Common questions include: Do I need training? How do I sit? What do I think about (basically, nothing), Where do I do it? How long does it take? What are the signs it’s working? And on and on…

I created a basic introduction video to mediation because March is A Month of Meditation & Mindfulness at Team Happy. Designed for the beginner, the focus is on simplicity around forming a daily meditation habit. Here’s a list of what is discussed:

 

1. What is meditation

2. Where to mediate

3. How to sit

4. How much time

5. What to focus on

6. How to breathe

7. How to focus your breath

8. How to refocus your thoughts

 

Watch the video wp themes below:

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The Breath of Life, considered a classic meditation practice containing detailed breathing techniques, especially wonderful if you’re prone to anxiety or depression, is our next resource.The Zen of Chaos — Quieting the Busy Person’s Mind, follows. And there’s even more to come after that…

If you’re interested in joining A Month of Meditation and Mindfulness + all the other modules, click the link for access to Team Happy.

Wherever you are in your mediation and mindfulness journey, I wish you peace, patience and a calm mind. Thank you for being here. 

~Linda

{Photo by Muhammad Berkati}

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