Modern Meditation Theory: What comes to your mind when you hear the word meditation? It seems quite challenging; people are not sure if it works. Few of them tried and claimed that meditation helped them to improve their overall life. Do all of us believe in that? Most of us will say yes, as it has always been addressed as a blissful theory. If it is pure and so blissful why all of us do not try it or do not want to enter the world of meditation?
Meditation is not an investment: Modern people all calculative, and think in terms of return. It is easy to invest in any business, or work because there is certainty of return, security of life and financial strength to have a better lifestyle. When it comes to Meditation our all basic theory of life gets reverse. Thus it seems the most challenging, though we know that it helps us to get rid of anxieties. How to do meditation when there is no certainty for happiness? Before all this mess of questions, we must understand the simple things first, what is meditation? And how to do meditation?
What is Meditation?
We need to clear our mind with the thought that meditation is a kind of exercise or workout. So what is meditation then? Meditation is the state of mind where thoughts are less or no thoughts. This is the key to understand, how it is possible? Can a mind be thoughtless? The answer is within you; take a deep breath and think about your current thoughts without being involved in that. Just think or feel that you are only a body which is breathing and thoughts are someone else’s thoughts. You will find the pause in your mind, relaxation in your body. When you disconnect yourself with the thought process meditation happens. Yes! Meditation can’t be done; it happens. After practice, you will realize that you are calmer and focused in your life.
How to do Meditation?
As we know that we can lie to others but cannot lie to ourselves; So to begin the meditation you must practice, to be honest with yourself. Watch yourself as another person, and you will find answers to many of your questions. Ones you practice that then, try to sit in a calm room with honesty and be watchful to yourself. To start with you can begin the concentration on your breath, focus on inhaling and exhaling. Do not get worried if you are not able to concentrate, do not run away from thoughts; try to be watchful. Set the time of meditation and begin with 15 minutes and increase the time as you practice. A neat and clean place, comfortable position, soothing music, and a pleasant fragrance helps you to concentrate more.
Benefits of Meditation?
Benefits of meditation are endless, as it works on overall mental and physical health. Nowadays many schools are also promoting and motivating students to adopt meditation to improve the concentration. There are many benefits of meditation for students or who so ever is willing to do. Let’s try to find out the best of best benefits of meditation:
- Meditation improves concentration.
- Helps to get rid of anxieties.
- Work effectively as a Stress Buster
- Keep you calm and focused on adverse situations too.
- Improves emotional health
- Helps to keep balance in life
- Improve overall mental health
- Enhance self-awareness
- Improve sleep, control diseases
The bottom line is that you will be strong in and out. The mind is the greatest gift to the human race, and if you improve your mental health, you will be the boss of your life.