Your Guide to Learning How to Meditate

A Four Week Program on Meditation for Health

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Even as mediation has become more familiar in our Western culture, there are still many who feel that they do not know how to properly meditate. Meditation is an incredible skill when it comes to stress management and longevity. The effects of a regular meditation practice are both immediate and long-term as well as physical and mental (some will even go as far as to say spiritual). Not only does it help your body to relax (which lowering the impact of stress on your health), but meditation is also a great brain workout.

If you are new to meditation and aren't sure of where to start, this program is for you.

Introduction to the 4-Week Meditation Program

This special four-week program will gradually teach you how to meditate using basic meditation tools and exercises without any of what some may see as “baggage” of religious or spiritual systems.

Give each week a good try. The commitment is small (just a few minutes a day), and the potential benefit is great (relaxation, calm energy, increased concentration, and better health). 

Who It’s For: Meditation can reduce stress, decrease negative emotions, increase creativity, and promote good health. It can help you live more mindfully and deliberately. You can benefit from meditation if you are interested in establishing more control over your emotions and stress level. This program is for you if you also want to cultivate your mental abilities and increase your concentration.

What You’ll Do: While there are many types of meditation, this program focuses on developing the core meditation skills of sitting and focusing. Over the first three weeks of the program, you will develop a daily habit of sitting and focusing each day. By the fourth week, you will bring meditative experiences into your daily life.

By the end of the program, you will have developed a daily meditation practice that will serve you for years to come.

Learn How to Meditate

Here is how you will get started. Below are links to resources for each week of your meditation course. Try approaching the program like an experiment or a structured way to learn a new skill. Start one week at a time, and by the end of the month, you'll have the tools you need to make meditation part of your daily health routine.

Results to Expect from Meditation

Expect to feel more calm and in control. You will also develop a greater ability to concentrate and focus on one thing. Your mind will be more still, and you will be less likely to be distracted by emotions and stray thoughts. Your stress level will decrease, and you will have more mental energy to direct toward things that will bring you success or pleasure. Meditation has also been shown to improve many chronic health conditions, especially ones related to heart health.

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