Why meditate? How to start easily without any resistance.
How get a meditation routine into a hectic lifestyle? Why Walking Meditation may be for you.
What is meditation for? How meditation helps you.
Logical thinking, analyzing, calculating are capacities of the mind for certain duties. Meditation teaches us to use the mind in a different way, access creativity, relaxation, a deep state of peace and wellbeing. Especially for “busy business minds” the regular practice of meditation is crucial to extend your know-how beyond plainly applying accumulated information to innovative out-of-the-box thinking. Meditation maintains a fit, relaxed and healthy mind and prevents burnout, cancer, HBP, nervousness, anxiety and stress-related diseases. It acts like a cleansing ritual to clean and reset the hard-drive and access a “higher source of information”, beyond what has already been learned in the past.
Those who most benefit from meditation might have most resistance to taking 3-5 minutes time to practice.
“Meditation is the dissolution of thoughts in Eternal awareness or Pure consciousness without objectification, knowing without thinking, merging finitude in infinity.”
Meditation is a mental discipline by which one attempts to get beyond the conditioned, “thinking” mind into a deeper state of self awareness. (wikihow.com). Meditation is a practice in which an individual trains the mind or induces a mode of consciousness, either to realize some benefit or as an end in itself.
Some great Meditation tools are offered online for free or for very little money. Here is a 3-5 minute free WalkingGuru approach that works for those who think they can’t meditate:
Go outside around the block in a very slow pace. You can go up and down inside also, if there is space. You can put a timer on, so you can forget about the time…. Your goal is to spend the next 3-5 minutes on doing EXACTLY what you read here:
Focus on you body weight hitting the ground. Observe EXACTLY how you move one foot in front of the other. Check what muscles you use to lift the foot and move it forward. Make sure you notice how the body weight shifts slowly slowly from one foot to another and note the moment when more weight is shifted to the next step. You can even go with slightly bent knees. The more you bent the knees the more obvious the muscle movements become. The slower you go, the more attentive you are. NOTE: this is not as easy as it sounds. You may start doing this exercise going backwards. Do not go more than 3-5 minutes. However, commit to doing this for one week. Maybe at night before or after dinner. Or in the morning before you go to work. Not more than 5 minutes! This is an initial investment of 21 to 35 minutes during one week into your health, wellbeing, creativity. Enjoy the path!
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