Meditation exercises can be practiced by individuals of all ages and have several health benefits. The two most important benefits of these exercises are to provide complete mind and body relaxation and relief from stress and pain. Salient benefits of practicing meditative exercises include lowering and controlling high blood pressure, improving premenstrual syndrome (PMS), removing depression and fatigue, and strengthening the immune system to fight against infections and illness.
Studies have also revealed that by following meditation techniques and practicing exercises, you can strengthen your autonomic nervous system, endocrine system, and the skeletal and musculature system. One of the physical effects of practicing meditation is that it helps in decreasing blood lactate. Lactate is a substance that is secreted by your muscles and is the root cause for overt feelings of anxiety. Meditation will not only help in controlling anxiety but also decreasing the blood pressure, heart rate, and respiration rate.
are several exercises that you can follow and there are specific
exercises for beginners. Before you start
practicing meditation, you need to focus on place, posture, practice
and problems. Meditation needs to be practiced everyday and the time
can be increased from 5 minutes to 60 minutes over a period of time.
Deep breathing exercise
is one of the easiest and most common exercise that you
can practice on a daily basis. The key lies in breathing deeply and
from the abdomen. You should be able to feel your breathing coming
right from the abdomen and going out of your nostrils. The aim of
this exercise is to get more and more oxygen into your body and this
helps in reducing anxiety and tension.
research has proven that by practicing mindfulness meditation, it is
easier to heal and cope with the stress and fears associated with
illnesses, cancer included. This type of meditation is also known to
reduce chronic pain and depression. In mindfulness meditation, you
can learn to focus your mind on sound, sensations, thought, breathing
and taste. Some of the ways to practice mindfulness meditation
is by meditating in a quiet environment and focusing on
your body movements, gestures, and simple actions among others.
Tranquility Meditation (Samatha)
is a Buddhist meditation exercise and its basic purpose is to calm
your mind and help it to concentrate. In this exercise the focus is
on inhalation and expiration that is the object of concentration.
This practice leads to samadhi. This is a state in which the mind is
calm and focused, that is the basis for deeper practices.
Insight or Analytic Meditation (Vipassana)
This is another Buddhist meditation exercise whose primary objective is to help you in realization of truth of "no self" and impermanence, that is to experience things as they really are. In this exercise, you will need to focus on any event that is occurring moment by moment in your mental continuum and in your body. During the exercise you have to stay with events without judgment. This type of meditation can be practiced while walking or sitting.
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