Meditation Made Easy

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Meditation makes life a little better. Fact. Answers come more readily, days flow more easily, emotions feel more grounded. Everyone can use some meditation in their lives which is why I always recommend it to clients, yet it’s often met with trepidation.

Why? Because it seems like an intimidating thing. But it doesn’t have to be. These are a few of my meditation made easy tips that can make the practice more approachable:

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Meditation Made Easy

  1. 1. Marissa Vicario, Founder and Wellness Expert Marissa’s Well-being and Health www.mwahonline.com www.whereineedtobe.com © 2014 Marissa’s Well-being and Health
  2. 2. Meditation Made Easy Meditation makes life a little better. Answers come more readily, days flow more easily, emotions feel more grounded. Everyone can use some meditation in their lives which is why I always recommend it to clients, yet it’s often met with trepidation. Why? Because it seems like an intimidating thing. But it doesn’t have to be. These are a few of my meditation made easy tips that can make the practice more approachable
  3. 3. Meditation Made Easy 1. Keep It Short Most people think meditation requires hours sitting in stillness. It can, but it doesn’t have to. I set aside as few as five minutes every morning for my practice. That’s it! Faster than a polish change.
  4. 4. Meditation Made Easy 2. Go for Guided Instead of trying to figure it out yourself, choose a guided meditation that you can find on iTunes. Google “guided meditation” and endless choices pop up, some with spoken word, others with music, some both. Spend some time exploring to find what resonates with you
  5. 5. Meditation Made Easy 3. Be Patient People always tell me that when they “try” to meditate they find their minds wandering, even racing. So they give up. Of course your mind will race, especially when you’re new to meditating. Just notice it and clear your head. Then keep going. Most importantly, don’t judge yourself when this happens. With practice, you’ll improve.
  6. 6. Meditation Made Easy 4. Make It a Ritual journal before my workout. This process takes me no more than 15 minutes but makes a major difference in my day. If I skip it one day, things feel a little “off.” To keep myself on track, I’ve built meditation into a morning ritual. I wake up early, prepare a morning detox drink, then meditate and write in my
  7. 7. Meditation Made Easy 5. Accessibility is Key Like anything else, if you have to go searching for it, it’s less likely to happen. I keep my guided meditations organized in a playlist on iTunes and upload them to my phone. That way, I can get to them easily no matter where I am.
  8. 8. Meditation Made Easy 6. Stay With It Throughout this post I’ve referred to meditation as a practice. Because it is. Keep going with it, be as consistent as possible and it will get easier, become enjoyable and create noticeable changes in you and your life.
  9. 9. Read the full blog post here: http://bit.ly/1ivb0hk Connect with Me! Facebook Linkedin YouTube Pinterest Twitter: @MarissaVicario Email: marissa@mwahonline.com

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