Meditation involves trying to train your thoughts to stay in the present moment, because in the present moment there is true peace. The word meditation carries different meanings in different contexts. Meditation is a technique to rule over our body,mind and thoughts.With the help
of meditation we can control over thoughts.But for that we need practice. Meditation can also help us to understand our own mind. We can learn how to transform our mind from negative to positive, from disturbed to peaceful, from unhappy to happy.
When we practise meditation we need to have a comfortable seat and a good posture.The most important feature of the posture is to keep our back straight. Meditation is the art of focusing 100% of your attention in one area.
Close your eyes and take three time deep breath.
Focus on your breath again and again.
Don't let your thoughts distract you again concentrate on your breath.
Keep your eyes close and back straight.
No need to speak any word like om or anything else just focus on your breath.
Understand what meditation can do for you if you have issues with stress, anxiety, irritability, or over-thinking.
Do meditation your own way.
Before starting, it is important to position yourself properly, which means that you should be sitting comfortably, not lying down.
You should not be distracted by tight clothing and your shoes should be off.
CATEGORIES OF MEDITATION
Three main categories of meditation are:-
It is the most often described, taught and practiced.They all involve active concentration, consciously focusing the mind on something specific.Examples of this type of meditation include staring at the dance of a candle flame.
Tips for Applying the Concentrative Techniques:-
Don't keep thinking of an unpleasant incident, start getting worked up.
Try your best to simply note that this is a thought that is occurring, and do your best to refocus your attention on the candle.
A quiet place is best for concentrative work, as is a comfortable temperature.
The most popular concentrative meditation is to focus on the breath.
The last category of meditation, expressive meditation, involves creating an outlet for your creative side, which neuroscientists believe lies in the right cerebral hemisphere.
The way to journal is to find some private time to just write down truthfully and honestly how you think and feel about whatever topic comes up.