Meditation: Information and Frequently Asked Questions
Although the benefits of meditation, such as stress relief, improved health and a greater sense of well being are well known, there can still be confusion regarding different types of meditation, how to meditate and if meditation is a good fit for us personally.
The following "Frequently Asked Questions" and "Meditation Tips" pages are designed to help provide information regarding meditation so that you can find the meditation practice that might work best for you and feel comfortable giving it a try.
Frequently Asked Questions about Meditation
Types of Meditation
What is a Mantra?
How to Meditate
Stress Reduction and Meditation
Potential Benefits of Meditation
Experiences we can have in Meditation
Thoughts during Meditation
Breathing Exercises to help prepare for meditation
Developing a Regular Meditation Practice
Lightening up - Having Fun with It!
Ultimately, the deepest benefits of meditation are experienced when we practice regularly, so whatever technique we are drawn to we need to be comfortable enough with it to be able to commit to practicing regularly for a certain period of time. For some of us that may require finding a meditation teacher, taking a class or joining a meditation group. Others may feel comfortable starting right away simply by reading a book or some of the meditation tips pages presented here.
Good Luck and Many Blessings on your Journey!