It seems that the whole world is now meditating, which is wonderful news, as meditation does so much for us on all levels: body, mind and spirit.
On a physical level, meditation allows the body to stay stress-free. Mentally, it helps the mind feel peaceful and less attached to the outcome of each individual task we undertake. Spiritually, this practice takes us beyond the mind, where a whole inner universe is awaiting us. The possibilities are endless.
But with so many different meditation teachers and techniques out there, how would a beginner know which one to try? How would you know whether or not you’re practicing the right method for your own body and mind?
Without further ado, here are seven meditation methods to improve daily life:
When following this method, we are using our sense of sight to silence the mind. Gazing at a static object — such as a still candle flame in the dark, for instance — helps the mind to become very focused.