Guided Meditation

Meditation is a practice of focusing the mind and cultivating awareness and mindfulness. There are many different meditation techniques and practices, but here is a general guide for starting a meditation practice:

  1. Find a quiet, comfortable space where you can sit or lie down.
  2. Sit in a comfortable position with your back straight. You can sit in a chair with your feet planted on the ground, or sit cross-legged on a cushion or mat.
  3. Close your eyes and take a few deep breaths, focusing on the sensation of the breath moving in and out of your body.
  4. Allow your thoughts to come and go without judgment or attachment. If you get caught up in a thought, simply acknowledge it and return your attention to the breath.
  5. Set a timer for the duration of your meditation practice. A common starting point is 10-15 minutes, but you can work up to longer periods of time as you become more comfortable with the practice.
  6. As you meditate, you may notice that your mind wanders. When this happens, gently bring your attention back to the breath.
  7. When your timer goes off, slowly open your eyes and take a few deep breaths. Take a moment to notice any physical sensations or emotions that arise.

Remember that meditation is a practice, and it’s normal to have a busy mind at first. It takes time and patience to develop a regular meditation practice, but the benefits can be profound.


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