by Gerry K.
Article by Jayme Wium
If you feel stressed, overwhelmed and ineffectual then attending meditation courses might be the perfect solution for you. Meditation is a technique where you focus all your attention in one area. There are well publicized health benefits associated with the practise such as decreased anxiety, increased concentration and a general feeling of happiness. There are only a small percentage of people out of those that try meditation that actually stick with it for the long term. This may be because initial beginners of meditation may fail to realize sustainable practices of meditation, and lose interest due to ineffective or unsatisfying results halfway through. Following are a few tips for beginners of meditation to follow that might help them gain the full benefit of meditation.You should set aside specific time in your day dedicated to performing your meditation courses. Approaching it with discipline is the only way you will be able to reach the next level. Breathing deeply slows the heart rate and relaxes your muscles. It also aids in focussing the mind and is an ideal way to start your practising of meditation. You should also stretch to loosen your tendons and muscles which will in effect assist you in sitting or lying more comfortable. What is more, stretching begins the process of ‘going inward’ and focuses additional attention to the body.Mediation is an art to be studied and learned. Approaching it as such in a patient way will greatly improve your success rate. The intensity of the effort is much more important than the time spent in meditation. You should never force yourself to meditate to the point of strain or mental fatigue. One other principle to instigate in your meditation sessions is to meditate a little longer each week, in so doing enabling yourself to meditate a little longer each instance. There are plenty of meditation courses available geared toward the beginner to the advanced. It is important to research and investigate the course you intend on attending and to know who y ou are d ealing with. On the other hand, the fellowship experienced in group situations could greatly impact and inspire your meditation sessions and is worth exploring.
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Jayme Wium is an online marketer and copywriter for Body Brilliance in Johannesburg