- images of the 'lotus posture' may put people off (particularly
those with bad knees), but it is not entirely necessary. Sitting
upright and straight, but not rigidly erect in a position you
can comfortably maintain for a long period.
- in through the nose and out through the nose. Not forcing the
breath in any way. Be comfortable, be natural.
Training - as a beginner you will find calming the mind to be
the biggest obstacle. Simple techniques of counting breaths or
relaxing body parts to the exclusion of everything else is a useful
tool until you can do it naturally.
practice of meditating to improve your mood has been increasing
in popularity in Western countries, and as high stress levels
are a problem with many modern workplaces, what better subject
to investigate than one that helps people relax.
following is an exploration of the topic in a light hearted and
fun way by Mahala Daily, something that meditation should be: