“The thing about meditation is: You become more and more you.” – David Lynch
Despite its tremendously growing popularity, very few of us are actually aware of what meditation is.
Meditation is the practice of concentrating or focusing upon a sound, object, visualization, the breath, movement, or attention itself to increase awareness of the present moment, promote relaxation, reduce stress, and enhance personal and spiritual growth.
While meditation has been in practice in the Eastern countries for thousands of years, it is now gaining wide acceptance in the West.
Meditation helps us slow down and reduce the incessant activity of our minds and achieve a higher level of awareness.
Mindfulness is the inherent ability of human beings to be totally present, be aware of ourselves and our surroundings, while not reacting excessively to the happenings around us. Adopting mindfulness is the key to overcome suffering and enhancing the natural wisdom within us and others.
Here are a few popular ways to achieve mindfulness:
Mindful meditation is a fantastic way to decrease stress, increase focus, and stimulate your creativity. By taking up mindfulness meditation you can reap several benefits including:
Though we lead extremely busy lives with seemingly little time for relaxation, by regularly practicing mindfulness meditation for a few minutes you can experience a deep calm and tranquility no matter whatever be the circumstances.
Make “living in the moment” your mantra and experience the magic!