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MODASUL | Learn to Meditate Effectively and See Results | Mastering the art and practice of meditation is something that many individuals have accomplished. To a certain extent, meditation may help you in all aspects of your life, from your relationships to your spiritual development. When it comes to healing the mind, body, and spirit, meditation is even more effective than laughing. Those who have adopted a regular meditation practice may attest to its benefits. 

But you have to learn how to meditate just as you have to learn how to swim or exercise before you can reap any benefits from it.  So how can one begin to master the art of meditation?

The first thing you need to do to guarantee success with your meditation is to maintain a consistent practice. It comes as no surprise that the body operates best when it follows its internal rhythms and routines.  Isn’t it that experts recommend adhering to a routine, whether it’s a set eating schedule or a certain amount of time spent sleeping each day? Similarly, the body modifies itself to conform to the pattern of meditation that you use.

If you commit to meditating at predetermined intervals, you will notice a greater physiological response and lessen the impact of resistance on your experience. Your body automatically shifts into a meditative state at those particular moments. As a result, you maximize the benefits of your meditative practices.

Make sure there are no interruptions when you sit down to meditate. In order to concentrate, you must remove yourself from any potential distractions. Nobody understands your daily schedule better than you do, therefore only you can determine the best time of day or night for you to meditate in peace and quiet.

The environment in which you practice meditation is also crucial. Do it in a space you can darken a little bit– it is best to avoid practicing meditation in either a very bright or extremely dark environment. The space needs to be well-suited for meditation. Make it as comfortable as possible by emptying the area of any clutter, and if you want to make it more pleasant, burn some scented candles. Integrating water elements such as a live aquarium or a fountain can help make it even more relaxing.

Listening to music designed for meditation can also have a calming impact. And lastly, do not force yourself to meditate when you are too weary or drained to concentrate; instead, make it a habit to meditate after a long, hot shower or just after you wake up in the morning.

All these tips will help you start the practice of meditation effectively.  Take the plunge and see how meditation will create a better you.