Meditation Could Be Simple and EasyJan 07 2016 | Nimulrith Seth EAMP
Are you stresses out? Current living lifes style could be demanding and stressful. At time, we might feel like there is nothings in the spectrum of our consciousness but a tidal of demands and expectations. Life is often busy like a bee, flying from place to place trying to fulfill the errand of our daily life. Unavoidably, we create emotional stress and physical tension within our being by trying to meet the goal of those demands and expectations. Before long, our body starts to develop stress and tension leading to emotional imbalance and physical illness. Stress affecting the quality of our physical and emotional health in many ways that you might not expect it. Stress leads to onset of many symptoms, which might include: tension headache, shoulder tension, low back pain, insomnia, irritability, frustration, high blood pressure, heart disease, diabetes, weigh gain, anxiety, depression, low energy and lack of inspirations.
There is help. It is simple. It is free and it does not require much, just a few minutes of your time. Meditation is easy and effective in coping with stress and emotional tension within the body. Research has suggested that the state of mind determines the state of your abundance, good health, career success, and your happiness. Below are a few recent researches that demonstrate the benefit of mind full meditation.
A recent study publish in the journal of Health Psychology shows that mindful meditation greatly helps to reduce stress hormone such cortisol in the body.
In a study publish by Perspective on Psychological Science shows that mindfulness meditation helps us to be more aware of our body, increase self-awareness, better regulate our emotional tensions and increase our attention span.
Researchers from Northeastern and Harvard Universities found that regular mindful meditation helps us to become a better person by making us feel more compassionate.
A research from the Jefferson-Myrna Brind Center of Integrative Medicine shows that mindfulness meditation when combined with creative art helps to decrease stress level in women with breast cancer.
A research from the University of California, Los Angeles, shows that mindfulness meditation helps elderly to feel less lonely and boost their health by reducing the inflammation in their body.
Research in the American Journal of Health Promotion shows regular practice of Transcendental Meditation is linked with lower yearly doctors costs, compared with people who don’t practice the meditation technique.
University of Utah study that found that regular meditation helps people to sleep better.
There are many techniques to Mindful meditation such as: Zen Buddhist meditation that is being practice by Buddhist monks in Japan, a visualization technique that is being practice by the Tantric Buddhism that founded in Tibet, and Japa Meditation, widely practiced in India, relaying on using sounds to quiet the mind. These techniques, however, could be strenuous and time consuming. Thus, could deter us from doing it regularly. However, meditation does not need to be so complicated. In fact, there is one technique that is convenient, suitable, and could be easily incorporate into our current life style is called a walking meditation. In this technique, one walk in a very slow pace while observing one’s breaths in an attempt to bring the body and mind into a state of relaxation. This is the easiest technique and could be done anywhere, and it takes only about 15 to 20 minutes. It be could be easily performed in a work place, in an office, in a gym, in a living room, in a park or a quiet sidewalk. Remember, Meditation does not need to be strenuous to be effective. Walking meditation is simple and equally effective in bringing the body and mind into a state of full relaxation, and it is convenient and easily incorporates into our daily activities without compromising our schedule and time.