Breathing meditation for peace of mind

Long-term studies have proven the beneficence of meditation for people from all walks of life in all circumstances, from cancer patients to professional athletes. Presented here is a simple but effective technique is able to be your great help in restoring the balance of your body and make contact with his higher 'I'.

Breathing meditation

Contrary to your possible ideas for many forms of meditation do not need special exercises and guidance. The method presented here requires only focused, but at the same time a fair understanding of the breathing process; in other words, a meaningful approach to the breath.

If you think too simple, think about what happens when you draw in air. With each breath your body takes in tens of billions of atoms - the smallest fragment of the universe, which in the last century, visited in countless sentient beings and will continue this way, when you will no longer be in the world. In this sense the breath literally constitutes an act of complicity. It is a biological process, which brings us into contact with the past and the future of both our own species and all other living beings.

To understand the importance of breath at your own everyday experience, feel a close connection between the way you breathe, and your physical and emotional state. When you are frightened or exhausted, the rhythm of your breathing speeds up, while the depth of each breath is reduced. When you are relaxed, you breathe deeply and steadily and as a result feel more relaxed. Breath is the link between biological and spiritual aspects of our being. Breathing meditation is also a powerful means of integrating these aspects into a unified whole human being.

Practise breathing meditation twice a day, morning and early evening. Each session should last for twenty to thirty minutes. With experience, your mind will become more peaceful, and you will learn to dive into a state of relaxed alertness, prior everyday thinking.

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Select the time when you can be free of duties and visitors.
Find a quiet corner or a room where you will not have to divert traffic noise and other interference. Sit quietly on the floor or on a chair with a straight back and close your eyes.
Breathe normally, but gradually focus on the breathing process.

Do not try to control the breathing or otherwise influence it, is limited only by the full knowledge of each inhalation and exhalation.

If you notice that your breathing is accelerated, slowed, or even stopped at some point - do not resist and do not rejoice in this, just watch. Let the breath to stabilize itself.

If you divert your own thoughts, or you can not concentrate for some other reason, do not resist. Give your attention easily and naturally go back to the breath.

Continue this meditation for 20-30 minutes. Then, still sitting with his eyes closed, devote a few minutes to a smooth transition to his everyday consciousness.

Slowly open your eyes and let your feelings be involved in those around you visual images and sounds.