I’ve had an on and off mindfulness meditation practice for almost 10 years now, and frequently use it as a tool with my private practice clients. Giving thanks, being grateful, and saying thank you for the wonderful things in your life today, is one of the fastest way to improve your energy and lift your mood. There are many ways to establish a gratitude practice. Some clients like to keep a gratitude journal.

Articles feature the latest advice on meditation and the benefits of using different meditation accessories. This blog is written by Sensei Alex Kakuyo, a lay Buddhist minister and former Marine. He serves as a teacher in the Bright Dawn Center of Oneness Buddhism; a nonsectarian Buddhist sangha that encourages students to find Dharma teachings in everyday life. Regular articles on Meditation, Yoga, and self-help. Read more about buy IG Followers here. Meditation is Easy provides knowledge of meditation in a simple and easy-to-understand language for everyday folks.

Lately and due to my workload, I tried to find an activity to release some stress, and get relaxed. After researching a little, I have decided to look out for technology and download an app to help you meditate through a guided process. This is one type of mindfulness exercise that can be tried out by people who are just giving meditation a test trial to see if it helps to improve one’s awareness and consciousness. This deals with the use of any kind of food that you enjoy eating. To start the process, first of all, choose any type of food that you like but make sure that it has a taste, smell and texture that you find very unique and interesting.

The kids playing out in the street and the cars and people going by. The smells and feeling of the clothes and warmth of the sun on your skin. Do this for 1-2 minutes to get your attention back to the present moment. Sit down, close your eyes and just focus on the air going in and out of your nose for 1-2 minutes. Take calm and slightly deeper breaths than usual and breathe with your belly and not your chest.

Michael Arnstein – Michael offers mindfulness-based integrative health and wellness coaching for digestive imbalances and stress management to help people live in a more sustainable and healthy way. He is incredibly thoughtful and insightful, so his group will be so fortunate to have him as a mentor! Lady Gaga has promoted meditation for a more specific purpose — specifically as a way for her to cope with some of her own mental health challenges. This alone is an incredibly valuable thing for a celebrity to do, however.

Momentus Institute has several videos that teach breathing strategies to younger children. She suggests making meditation part of a bedtime or morning routine, when kids and parents are less likely to have competing responsibilities. „Children as young as 3 or 4 years of age can learn breathing techniques that allow them to feel a change in their bodies,” says Vogel. While many of the practices are the same, meditation looks very different for kids and adults.