How do you meditate, personally?
The meditation is a mental discipline by which one can try to expand the limits of one ‘s consciousness and achieve a deeper self – knowledge. At the same time it allows to relax and obtain a great physical and spiritual tranquility, so that more and more people are joining this practice, coming from ancient Eastern religions, looking for a space and a time of their own.
To start doing meditation exercises you need to know certain techniques and have a lot of disposition to achieve the necessary tranquility and concentration, which in principle can be difficult. But once the techniques are managed, reaching the state of meditation will be much easier and can be done at any place and time.
So now we want to give you some advice so that you can implement a meditation in your own home , effective and deep, once you know the techniques of position , breathing and concentration .
As we have seen, the place is very important and it is the first thing that should be taken into account. It is necessary to find a space or a room in your house where comfort and tranquility are the rule, and which in turn will be pleasant and comfortable; Maybe you already have a favorite corner that you usually use to read or just think quietly and that would be ideal, but if not, you can search for one and transform it with your personal touch.
The essential thing is then a comfortable and pleasant place , which you can arrange for yourself, without the presence of other people for at least 15 or 20 minutes, and that does not contain any element that may cause distraction (such as television, radio, telephone, etc.).
Once you have chosen the place you can incorporate elements that encourage relaxation and concentration, which will always depend on your personal preferences. The ideal is to build an environment that can connect you with nature. You can include nature sounds recorded or maybe a small fountain with the sound of falling water.
To facilitate muscle relaxation you must sit at the level of the floor, you can choose what is most comfortable for your position: a carpet, cushions or a mattress.
It is necessary that you implement in your daily routine enough time to meditate and that you stick to it. Reaching concentration is much easier if you turn it into a routine and you always do it at the same time.
If you are just beginning to practice meditation , it is not necessary to extend it for a long time: 5 to 15 minutes a day will be enough. If you feel that you have not reached the concentration and relaxation necessary at that time, you can try again at another time.
The most appropriate times tend to be early in the morning or late in the afternoon, but it will depend on how you feel personally: perhaps beginning the day in meditation will be better and more favorable for concentration, since you have not yet done your daily activities, Or perhaps you prefer to relieve the tensions and stress of these activities through meditation after doing them.
Meditating at home is very easy following these indications and once you acquire this habit and make it current practice, you can enjoy all the benefits of meditation added to the advantages in terms of saving time and money that this will mean.