How to meditate: Learn from Gandhi and Michael Jordan

Dude, what are you doing?

This is usually the answer I get when I get meditation. Even though mainstream meditation becomes, it is still abnormal or strange. I think that's just misinterpreted.

When thinking about meditation, the mind evokes a picture of monks in the red robe on a far land that sits in a silent cross.

The purpose of meditation is personal transformation, one who goes on one side of the meditation experience and ultimately is not the same as on the other side. sensuality, in-depth awareness of your own thoughts, words, and actions. Your arrogance has evaporated and your hostility has dried up. Your mind becomes calm and your life is straightforward.

Therefore, the proper reflection prepares you to meet forbearance and subsistence, reduce tension, fear and worry, restlessness is sagging and passion is reduced, things are restored, and life is sneaking instead of fighting, and this is all through understanding.

Powerful, intense and wonderful things.

Gandhi successfully led India's independence through revolutionary techniques through nonviolent civil disobedience. He was also a great supporter of meditation. Gandhi recognized the value of meditation before scientific research came to support it. This habit has enabled him to rest in the 20th century pressure vessel in India.

Scientific and expert research has shown that physiological reflection changes and improves the brain . Read this sentence again. Is not that wonderful? Further research has also shown that the positive physical effects of meditation, such as stress levels and skin temperature

Meditation and the results directly related to it are unbelievable.

Meditation makes happiness, increases concentration and is smarter and less stressful. One of the unmistakable benefits we personally experienced is intense purity.

Think like going to the beach and out into the water. If you put your toes up and move your feet, the whole sand is disturbed and the water darkens. But if you stand you can see it well on the water. This is what meditation feels like.

So, why do not you meditate?

When I talk to people about meditation, they usually understand that they have advantages but usually have three objections.

Are you too busy?

Gandhi once said; "There's so much to meditate for two hours instead of an hour." This seems likely to be contradictory, if you have any business, you should not waste your time meditating right?

Think of that, at the moment Gandhi tried the colonial Britons from his homeland while at the same time as Muslims and Hindus killed each other. Still, he found time to meditate. If anything, then priority is given to all other activities. Is there any value for this right? If you can watch rooms or play video games for 20 minutes, you can place yourself in meditation.

You might think that meditation is only for yogis or new-age gurus

Phil Jackson, the championship title coach Chicago Bulls, made Michael Jordan and other Bulls practice meditation to boost their performance. "I'm relaxed and things slow down when I get in a situation where I do not know the outcome."

First and foremost, I think this is one of the most important advantages of constant meditation. This allows me to face great stress situations with supernatural anxiety.

Or third, you want, but you do not know how.

First, despite meditating (basically sitting still you do not do anything), this is not easy. Especially if her life is as busy, complex and stimulating as the average human being. Think of your mind as a muscle and if you have not done meditation you will be weak enough. That's right.

How do you meditate for beginners?

One of the best things about meditation is to be very personal. Many of your meditations will have your personal preference, and more comfortable for you.

Where? Wherever you are quiet and comfortable. Some people like less illuminated rooms while others are in the heart of nature when meditating. This depends on you.

How long? 20 minutes once a day, preferably in the morning. I will not lie to you when you first meditate. Set an alarm for 20 minutes, place it a few feet away from you so you will not be able to check it.

Position? This is far from what's comfortable for you. Experiment a little. Try to lie down, sit, cross your feet, and so on. Find a position to stay for 20 minutes and get in comfortably.

Is your eye open or closed? This is again personal preference. Some people want to keep their eyes open as if they close their eyes, their mind bombarding them with images and thoughts. Others are eager to see their eyes as they will not distract their surroundings.

What to do? Nothing. Much heavier than it sounds. Just do not think about anything. Your mind throws ideas, ideas and images, but you have to let them go. Think of it as if you were looking at a cloud and left the time calm. Do not grab it, do not give it any time or attention.

If you choose to search and immerse yourself in the world of meditation, you will find many different ways to do this. However, I list three basic and practical ways to get started:

  • Take a breath of focus. Consciously breathe and then expel. Control your breathing. Or just listen to yourself, listen to it. This is by far the easiest and most common method to start meditation.
  • Use a mantra. You probably watched monks in movies or on TV. You do not need the traditional "om", any word, phrase or sound that you repeat for yourself.
  • Counter up from 1st. How exactly does it sound, count from 1, every time a thought enters your mind, restart it again.