THE BASICS AND BENEFITS OF MINDFULNESS MEDITATION

Article by Saagara Health And Wellness

Mindfulness is a form of meditation that allows your mind to focus on the present. The goal is to achieve a mind that is calm, stable and through this practice, you can develop the mind’s strength and harmony. Mindfulness produces a mind that is intelligent even in deep meditation. Studies suggest that mindfulness mediation decreases stress, and improves mood and immune function.

Finding the right place for your mindfulness meditation

Choosing the right place to practice mindfulness is the first step in achieving a strong, harmonious mind. You should find a quiet space, even if it is small, that makes you feel uplifted. It should be free of noise and disturbances, and situations that are likely to trigger feelings of anger, jealousy or other negative emotions. These distractions will compromise your practice.

What is meditation, and what is mindfulness about it?

Mindfulness mediation should be done frequently for short periods of time, like twice a day for 10, 15 or 20 minutes. The process of training your mind should be simple and doing short meditations – once in the morning and once at night – will allow you to discipline your mind with focus. Meditation should not be a time to let your mind wander. Rather, it should be a time to train and work your mind. Reminding yourself of this before each time you meditate is helpful. Don’t be afraid to say it out loud for a boost of inspiration.

How to meditate using proper posture and mindful relaxation

Your posture affects your mind so good posture while practicing mindfulness meditation is vital to your success. When you sit down either cross-legged on the floor or upright in a chair with your feet touching the floor, spend some time getting your posture just right. You should feel like your spine is being pulled up from the top of your head and then settle in. Your shoulders and hips should be level, your spine strong and stacked. If you feel hazy or drowsy, make sure your posture is correct. You also should ho ld a sof t gaze in a downward direction, a couple of inches in front of your nose to minimize distractions.

Another meditation how to: Use breathing for your mindful meditations

When you start practicing mindfulness meditation, you will have a heightened sense of awareness of your body and of where you are. You will then notice the whole feeling of your breathing going in and out. Your breathing should be natural, not forced and with each breath, you will become relaxed.

The role of your thoughts in mindfulness meditation

When thoughts come up while you are practicing mindfulness meditation, observe them and return to focusing on your breathing. If you find that your mind begins to wander, simply take note of where it went, let it go and don’t judge yourself harshly.

Mindfulness meditation is a simple practice that teaches you to do a lot while you are doing nothing at all. When your meditation time comes to an end, sit for a couple of minutes to increase your awareness further, then slowly get up and go about your day.

About the Author

Saagara is an Ann Arbor based Digital Health Company, whose founders have an eclectic background in medicine, design, engineering, and yoga/meditation. The Saagara team is dedicated to helping you maximize your overall health and well being, so that you may lead healthier, more fulfilling lives.

Through the use of software available on mobile platforms, we make small changes in people’s lifestyle for dramatic improvements in their health and well-being. With technology, community, and raised awareness, we wish to do this on a global level.

Read more about the benefits of meditation here:http://www.saagara.com/health-guides/mindfulness

To read more about Saagara, please visit our website below:www.saagara.com

Whisper of a Thrill EARTH SONG Thomas Newman

THE AMAZING BEAUTY OF NATURE. WHISPER OF A THRILL MEET JOE BLACK SOUNDTRACK (1998) 100% you will watch again 🙂 just enjoy my video.. Thomas Montgomery Newman (born October 20, 1955) is an American film score composer. Throughout his career, Newman has been nominated for ten Academy Awards for his work. Thomas Newman Compositions: 1980s 1984: Reckless 1984: Revenge of the Nerds 1984: Grandview, USA 1985: Desperately Seeking Susan 1985: Girls Just Want to Have Fun 1985: The Man with One Red Shoe 1985: Real Genius 1986: Jumpin’ Jack Flash 1987: Less Than Zero 1987: Light of Day 1987: The Lost Boys 1988: The Prince of Pennsylvania 1990s 1990: Men Don’t Leave 1992: The Player 1992: Fried Green Tomatoes 1992: Scent of a Woman 1993: Flesh and Bone 1994: Little Women (Academy Award nomination) 1994: The Shawshank Redemption (Academy Award nomination) 1994: The War 1995: How to Make an American Quilt 1995: Unstrung Heroes (Academy Award nomination) 1996: The People vs. Larry Flynt 1996: American Buffalo 1996: Phenomenon 1996: Up Close & Personal 1997: Red Corner 1997: Mad City 1997: Oscar and Lucinda 1998: The Horse Whisperer 1998: Meet Joe Black 1999: American Beauty (Academy Award nomination; Grammy Award; BAFTA Award) 1999: The Green Mile 2000s 2000: Erin Brockovich 2000: Pay It Forward 2000: Boston Public (TV; main theme) 2001: In the Bedroom 2001: Six Feet Under (TV; main theme) (Emmy Award; Grammy Awards; remixes by Photek and Rae & Christian are available) 2002

Video Rating: 4 / 5

Leave a Reply

Your email address will not be published. Required fields are marked *