Many people have misconceptions about meditation, assuming that it entails sitting motionless for long periods of time. But that is not what meditation is. Meditation is simply a method of calming your mind and relieving it of the tensions of daily life. You don't have to do yoga for hours to reap the benefits. in fact, 15 to 20 minutes a day is plenty for most people.
There are two sorts of meditation techniques in general: Concentration Meditation and Mindfulness Meditation.
However, before beginning any relaxation meditation, you need to learn how to achieve complete bodily relaxation:
One guided meditation approach involves imagining a safe refuge for yourself where you can completely relax and enjoy some alone time. Consider the size, the material, the lighting, and whether the temperature inside is cool, warm, or temperate. You may visualize yourself sitting in your refuge, enjoying the isolation and quiet once you've built a vivid image of it. However, you can also use other soothing ideas, such as imagining oneself floating in a river or watching some fish swim serenely in a pond.
Here are some additional relaxation meditation tips:
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