Meditation

emilyappleby8
Mind Map by emilyappleby8, updated more than 1 year ago
emilyappleby8
Created by emilyappleby8 almost 5 years ago
56
1

Description

This mind map is on how to meditate and the ways it can benefit you.
Tags

Resource summary

Meditation

Annotations:

  • In this mind map, you will learn how to meditate and how it can improve you life in many different ways!
1 HOW?
1.1 Check out this helpful website with in depth instructions!

Annotations:

  • http://theconsciouslife.com/how-to-meditate-a-guide-for-beginners.htm
1.1.1 If you are more of a visual learner watch this video!

Annotations:

  • https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=etmeQdhgfcc
1.2 Preparation

Annotations:

  • -Prepare your mind for what goal you want to reach while meditating whether it be inner peace, happiness, strength, or anything you want! -Find a certain place and time to do your meditating every day. -Wear comfortable clothes and have a timer set for however long you want to meditate for.
1.3 Time to Meditate!

Annotations:

  • -Sit crisscrossed and make sure your back is straight. -Start playing the music(optional) and set your timer. -Focus on your breathing. Keep your mouth closed and relax. Breathe in and out slowly through your nose. -Observe breathing, do not over analyze it. Focus on some aspect of your breathes.
1.4 Tips

Annotations:

  • -Make sure your cell phone is set to silent. -Meditating before bed will help your brain shut down and will make you feel more relaxed. - smooth music helps you relax better -It is not going to change your life your first session, be patient and do not get frustrated! Go with the flow...
1.5 Meditation Songs

Annotations:

  • http://carolynandersonmd.com/blog/the-top-10-songs-to-help-you-meditate
2 HOW IT BENEFITS YOUR LIFE
2.1 Physical Benefits

Annotations:

  • -Lowers high blood pressure -Lowers the levels of blood lactate, reducing anxiety attacks -Decreases tension-related pain, such as, tension headaches, ulcers, insomnia, muscle and joint problems -Increases serotonin production that improves mood and behavior -Improves the immune system -Increases the energy level, as you gain an inner source of energy
2.2 Mental Benefits

Annotations:

  • -Anxiety decreases -Emotional stability improves -Creativity increases -Happiness increases -Intuition develops -Gain clarity and peace of mind -Problems become smaller -Meditation sharpens the mind by increasing focus and expands through relaxation -A sharp mind without expansion causes tension, anger and frustration -An expanded consciousness without sharpness can lead to lack of action/progress -The balance of a sharp mind and an expanded consciousness brings perfection
2.3 Other

Annotations:

  • -Emotional steadiness and harmony -Meditation bring harmony in creation -Personal transformation
2.4 Check out this article on how meditation adds value to your life

Annotations:

  • http://www.artofliving.org/us-en/meditation/meditation-for-you/meditation-adds-value-life
Show full summary Hide full summary

Similar

Meditation - EDT
Brooke Wittman
Age and Religion
danielaRD
Fun Questions About Metaphysics #1
Patsy Lundgren
8 Limbs of Yoga
Nathan Craig
meditation 3
ABRDLTL
8 Limbs of Yoga
Brittany Liberto
VARIATIONS IN CONSCIOUSNESS
Whitney Mitsuing
Variations In Consciousness
jadelee.gorst
Chapter 5: Variations in Consciousness
Andrew Cooper
Happy Life
Kristina Gulley
DHYANA YOGA - CHAPTER 6 {BG}
Dinesh Gopalakrishnan