Thanks to the Internet, today we live in an era of the hipercomunicación, in which we can all access an amount of information that it would be impossible to cover. This phenomenon is also repeated on the thousands of tips and tips that we can find to journal in blogs and social networks.
We can say, in this sense, the meditation became a must, a practice that we should all practice one way or the other. Of course, we cannot deny the multiple benefits of the different techniques, but… what happens when we just don’t want?, when the meditative state is sustained has nothing to do with our style.
So, today demystify the belief that in order to be better the meditation is indispensable, and we tell you 5 simple and effective ways of enjoy its benefits without having to carry it forward.
1. Walk (a lot)
Quieting the thoughts is not a process that happens from one minute to the other. That’s why the walks are so fantastic: not only are we moving the body and doing exercise, but that help to clarify the mind. Do the test and see how long it takes you to feel really relaxed. This «noticing» is part of the practice of meditation, but you may as well do it while you walk up to a friend’s house or walking around the park.
2. Try a night without noise
A few hours without any noise are the ideal terrain for cultivating presence and calm the mind. Turn off the music, the television, the tablet and, if you dare, you can’t even talk. Treat yourself to a night like this and you will see that you have space to be able to go inward and contemplate your thoughts and yourself with greater ease.
3. Mark your own guidelines
The exercises you do, the food we eat, the clothes we wear, what we say… Up to what point it is satisfactory a life in which we don’t do more than follow standards intended for others?
If you feel identified, it is time for you to think about adding a spark to own your life. Then writes how you would like it to be your life if you’d stop to think of everything you «should» do.
Meditation helps us to find ourselves. This exercise will help you also to embrace your true desires and to realize with enthusiasm.
4. I know who you would be if you didn’t have to worry about the money
This does not mean that tomorrow you have to give up the office job that has you tired. You can do it if you prefer, but you may want to start little by little. Incorporates an activity that is really of your liking, something that you carry forward with passion and love. Inspiration is one of the most-powerful forces to walk forward with strength and security.
5. Change a habit
Dare to, for example, listen to your body when you are tired and stop working at that time. Dare to start that kind of dance that both draws your attention or simply incorporating a new spice to your recipes. To change a habit helps us to modify the lens by which we see the world and ourselves.
If any of these ideas resonate in you, great!, you already have inspiration to get some of the benefits of meditation without having to meditate. We hope that you have in mind and that encourages you to carry them forward into your daily life.