Sleeping difficulties have been an issue with people for quite some time. There could be many reasons why one can have sleeping difficulties such as aging, too much stimulation before sleep, watching television, playing too much video games, consuming too much caffeine, noise disturbances, or a feeling of excitement.
For many people stress, worry, depression or work schedules which may also affect their sleep. Sleeping too much during the day, lack of exposure to sunlight, physical pain may also affect your sleep.
You sleep best when your mind is calm and your body is at ease.
Meditation can help you sleep better as a relaxation technique. It will calm your mind and ease your body to peace while also enhancing your inner peace. It may reduce your heart rate and decreases your blood pressure.
Here are a few guidelines you can follow before you attempt the meditation.
Here are some guidelines that you can follow to enhance and amplify your meditation experience.
STEP 1: Find the right sitting position
The first thing is to find the perfect spot, where you can sit or lie down and be comfortable. Look for a quiet and calm place.
STEP 2: Converse freely with yourself
Shutting off your brain during meditation is a popular myth. When in fact, that’s when you have a frank conversation with yourself without being judgmental or emotional.
STEP 3: Breathe deeply at regular intervals
Deep breathing cleanses your breath and eases concentration. Slow inhalations and exhalations are calming. It is also a great way to relax your tired body.
Listen to this guided meditation to feel better.
A good laugh and a long sleep are the best cures in the doctor’s book. So get plenty of sleep!
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