How to Meditate
As many people now understand the true benefits of
relaxation where healing the mental and emotional parts of our life
are concerned, meditation has become popular.
Meditation has helped many and can be extremely beneficial
especially in the world that we live in today, giving a sense of
peace and balance while assisting your overall health and wellbeing.
Mediation can be a window to our soul. And in fact what our mind,
body, soul and spirit require for our journey though our eternal
- Find a quiet place, free of distractions.
- Switch off phones.
- Adjust lighting to a lower light if possible.
- Loosen clothing, remove eyeglasses, footwear, any
- You may play music that is soothing, healing or meditate
- Have a notebook handy to record your experiences after
- Sit down or lie down.
- Find a position that is comfortable for you.
- You are now ready to begin.
- Inhale slowly through your nose.
- Hold the breath as is comfortable for you.
Exhale slowly through your mouth.
your tongue up to touch the
roof of your mouth with each in-breath, you may curl it in a
little so that it sits comfortably there. And
release the tongue on each out-breath.)
- Repeat four more times or what is comfortable for you.
- Relax your body ... starting with your neck, head, jaw,
shoulders, arms, back, torso, and legs.
- Allow your consciousness to guide your journey.
- If you fall asleep, it is okay especially during a long
You are using meditation as a relaxation tool to allow your
consciousness to detach from physical reality.
- There will be times your meditation will be a flood of
imagery. On other occasions, you may see or feel nothing, this
is fine as your mind has received the messages even if you do
not know it. These will filter through your life as required.
- When you are ready to come out of meditation you will do so
automatically. Sit and relax for a few minutes until you gain
your composure and do not go rushing around after the meditation
take time to write down your notes and enjoy the benefits of the