Try these Meditation techniques to fight stress and anxiety

Feb 09 2019 10:10 PM
Try these Meditation techniques to fight stress and anxiety

Stress and anxiety has become one of the most common problem which reflects negatively on our health and destroy our happiness. There may be different factors which can led uou to stress and increase anxiety. Previous studies have effectively shown meditation to be healing and relaxing for the body as well as the mind. Meditation has often been advised by many to curb stress and now, a team of two scientists has provided some handy tips to help the people meditate regularly in order to beat stress levels. Today, we bring you few techniques which can help you in handling stress. So, lets know them

Start practising Meditation

According to experts, meditation for 15 to 20 minutes right at the beginning of your day. One must sit upright with back relaxed and shoulders not withdrawn backward. Your hands and feet must be at ease and one could stretch the legs out in front. Set a timer and close your eyes.

Allow all thoughts

The practitioner must not try to instantly fall into a state of complete meditation. Unwanted thoughts and distractions are a part and parcel of the meditation process; rather remember all kinds of thoughts come through your way. Do not try to control your meditation.

Practice at your ease

The more consistently you meditate, the more mindful you will become, says Fletcher. Do your meditations whenever and wherever you can fit them in ten minutes is better than zero minutes

Catch your Breath

Expert says  Balancing Breath or alternate nostril breathing, which in the Indian context is known as 'Anulom Vilom' as a warm up to meditation. It helps to balance the right and left hemispheres of the brain and has immediate energizing and calming effects.

Feel the moment

Expert said  'Come to your senses' that could be easily done at all places. It involves closing your eyes and tuning into what your senses are experiencing one at a time.

Allow all thoughts

The practitioner must not try to instantly fall into a state of complete meditation. Unwanted thoughts and distractions are a part and parcel of the meditation process; rather remember all kinds of thoughts come through your way. Do not try to control your meditation.

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