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Myths about meditation, we tell you the keys and some tricks to start meditating

Although meditation is a practice typical of Eastern culture, as early as the 19th century Westerners began to refer to it as a type of intellectual exercise.

Myths about meditation, we tell you the keys and some tricks to start meditating

The basis of this practice is in the East, in countries like India or Nepal and some others, where meditation is not only part of their religion, but also of their daily life.

Meditation is a practice typical of Eastern culture / Pexels

There are many beliefs that may or may not be true, here are some of them.

Meditation is a very positive relaxation and connection technique with our unconscious side to treat different problems of anxiety, fear or stress. Although the meditation process is simple, it is not so easy to detach ourselves from our conscious side in order to have a pleasant meditation session.

You must be patient because it is a long learning process, but satisfactory from the first sessions. We tell you the keys and some tricks to start meditating.

MYTHS

This statement is not entirely correct, meditation aims to maintain our connection with the present moment. And for this we must feel the sounds, smells and sensations that are around us.

We don't have to eliminate thoughts; we just have to watch them and let them pass.

Meditation is an excellent practice to relax and sleep / Pexels

Meditation is an excellent practice to relax and sleep, but if you really want to benefit from its effects in your day to day, I recommend that you do your awake practice with your five active senses, to connect with our body and our interior.

The lotus posture, with your legs crossed and your hands in the ohm mudra, is just one of the thousands of forms of meditation that exist. Another way to meditate is, of course, yoga. You can also meditate by chanting mantras or using a mala.

Meditation aims to maintain our connection with the present moment / Pexels

If you only have 5 minutes one day, that's great! The important thing is that during those 5 minutes you are aware and connecting with the present moment. Surely every day you can take a few minutes to focus on yourself.

And if you think not, think about how much time you spend a day watching your mobile or television.

Arymel García

Editor of muii.in. Passionate about nutrition and healthy living, I have been a content creator for 8 years.+ info

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