Meditation Exercises for Relaxation!
After a full hectic day scheduled with meeting deadlines, documents preparation and attending meetings etc, you will have a strong desire of being relaxed. Numerous ways are now available to relax yourself. The most effective and easy of these ways is meditation.
How will a person do it? Possibly he has already listened to other people discussing about meditation processes. In contrast to your thinking that it is hard and difficult to perform meditation; it is quite an easy job. The idea of meditation revolves around the bringing of your thoughts at a focal point (any relaxing item) over a persistent time period. Your mind will become able to rest in this way and your stressful thoughts will definitely be diverted somewhere else. Your body and brain will surely build up their strength and become relaxed through meditation. The contaminant build ups of your body will also be cleared away.
You will become aware of that during meditation your breathing slows down and blood pressure is also reduced. Moreover, it also brings following results and keeps you more focused in daily routine.
- Muscles relaxation
- Reduction in nervousness and irritability
- Eradication of nerve-racking thoughts
- Elimination of lactic acid
- Clearance of way of thinking
- Decrease in headaches and anxiety
Focusing on one thing is the real essence of all meditation activities. It is the most active procedure contrasting that of hypnosis. All mental faculties of a person must concentrate on the subject of meditation. Approximately 30 minutes are required to accomplish any of the meditation's activity and you will surely be in comfortable situation. Choose the meditation posture according to your comfort.
Breathing, sound, imagery or any object can be your point of meditation. The most important thing of consideration in any meditation activity is focusing. Distractions may result due to external thoughts and you have to struggle hard to get rid of them. This problem is mostly observed in beginners experiencing difficulty in composing their wandering thoughts. Only practice can make you perfect in practicing meditation and you will feel improvement soon.
Some of the most commonly used Meditation Exercises for relaxation and to get rid of stress.
1. Tense Relax:
Clench the fists and pull your forearms against your upper arms firmly. Keep all your muscles tight including leg muscles and jaws. Now breathe deeply for at least 5 seconds and then relax your body at once. You will feel the tension releasing sensations.
2. Heaviness/ Warmth:
This can be done by feeling heaviness and warmth in your feet and legs. You can do so by imagining that you are wearing lead boots. In this technique you are required to feel warmth and heaviness spreading in your body.
3. Ideal Relaxation:
In this meditation exercise you have to close your eyes and build up a supreme relaxation spot in you mind. Select a place and furnish it according to your personal style. Now imagine you are going there after wearing comfortable clothes. Create a mellow sense of being at your relaxation place
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