It is one of the most misunderstood phenomenon , almost labeled as an impossible task. People think that meditation is the absence of thoughts. In an attempt to avoid thoughts, we are lost in a chain of thoughts. Odyssey to the moon may seem easy than mastering our loony mind.
Meditating is about absolutely being with yourself. There is nothing complicated in practicing meditation. Forget all the previously heard definitions of it and see it in a new light. Savor every moment of your life.
Sit in a relaxed position and try to focus all your attention on your breath. As you begin doing this , you will gradually feel the level of relaxation , it can bring to you. Release all you worries and stress with an exhalation ; Gain peace and positivity with an inhalation. While you sit to meditate, all your conscious thoughts suddenly become very apparent to you and it’s very hard to stop. Indeed , you should not stop the thoughts from coming to you. Gather all your will to observe these thoughts and accept as it is. Let them come to you , try becoming the witness of your thoughts rather than being the owner of these thoughts. Do not judge yourself , and Do not let all this drama, distract you from watching your breath. Regardless of the difficulty of this process, be seated and meditate as your life depended on these iterations of breath.
When you practice meditation regularly for at least 5 min a day, your mind and heart feel light and satisfied. You cannot get peace anywhere , except in yourself. You just need to look within.
Almost no one tries to watch their breath , because of it’s triviality. In these busy lives , the success in life has been dubbed to be equivalent of the money and position earned. The real success lies in identifying your true self. Nothing can ever match the deep seated bliss which you achieve from the dedicated practice of meditation.
Meditation is all about developing mindfulness ; using your wholesome mind in everything and all of what you do.