Tuesday, April 27, 2010

5 Tips for Making the Most out of Meditation

There are people who take up meditation and do it faithfully for several weeks before finally abandoning it. Some become frustrated that they are not getting the results that they expected when they first signed up for it. Below are five tips that can help you make the most out of your practice of meditation.

1) Practice meditation in a quiet place.

While you cannot completely shut yourself out of the distractions around you, it would help a lot if you can meditate in a quiet area, or at least a place which cuts down outside noise considerably.

2) Choose a room with comfortable temperature.

Whether the room’s too cold or too hot, both can destroy your mood for meditation. It would, therefor,e help to find a room with a temperature control so you can adjust it to a temperature where you’re most comfortable

3) Wear comfortable clothes.

Again, the bane of people practicing meditation is distraction. You should, therefore, wear comfortable clothes as they will help you be more at ease and relaxed.

4) Find a teacher.

Sometimes, it can be frustrating to practice meditation without the proper guidance. A teacher can guide you and will help a lot in giving you the most out of meditation.

5) Read books on meditation.

Whether you have a teacher or not, it would help to have reference materials which can help broaden your appreciation for this activity. Books do not only give you information but also insights on how to meditate better.

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