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A beginners guide to Meditation



Meditation is a practice that involves focusing the mind on a particular object, thought, or activity to train attention and awareness, and achieve a state of relaxation and calmness. It can be a helpful tool for managing stress, improving sleep, and increasing overall well-being.


Here are some tips for starting a meditation practice:


1. Find a quiet, comfortable place to sit or lie down. You can also use a meditation app or listen to a guided meditation.


2. Get into a comfortable position. You can sit in a chair with your feet flat on the ground, or sit cross-legged on a cushion. You can also lie down on your back. Just make sure your body is relaxed and you are comfortable.


3. Close your eyes and focus on your breath. Pay attention to the sensation of the air entering and leaving your body. If your mind wanders, gently redirect your attention back to your breath.


4. Start with a few minutes of meditation and gradually increase the length of time as you get more comfortable with the practice.


5. Don't worry about clearing your mind or achieving a certain state. Just focus on the present moment and your breath.


6. Practice regularly. Try to meditate at the same time each day to establish a routine.


7. Be patient and don't get discouraged. Meditation can be challenging at first, but with time and practice, it can become a valuable tool for managing stress and improving overall well-being.


If you're ready to start or extend your meditation or mindfulness journey, discover our range of wellbeing holidays here or call to speak to one of our specialists on +44 (0)203 886 0082.

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