3 Easy Meditation Techniques Even The Most Anxious People Can Master

If you ask anyone how to meditate, you'll get a variety of responses. For some, it's as simple as closing their eyes and sitting still for five minutes.

Others may benefit from guided practise in a more formal setting. We hear that a lot, yet the definitions are all over the place.

Aside from the confusion, the common thread running through most people's experiences is that meditation creates a sense of serenity, 

which we could all use following a year packed with political turbulence on top of regular day-to-day stress.

If you're just interested or want to add self-care to your list of resolutions, Lodro Rinzler, Chief Spiritual Officer and co-founder of MNDFL, offers simple meditation practises and everything you need to know before you start.

First and foremost, a clear definition of meditation is required. Rinzler describes it as "swapping out your discursive thinking for a particular object that gets your attention."

The roots

One of the most common myths regarding meditation is that you'll experience an instant rush of tranquilly when you "zen out," similar to how you feel after a world-class massage. 

The benefits

We're all rushing about trying to cross things off our to-do lists, which, strangely, leaves little time for something that could truly relieve the tension that our hectic schedule causes. 

 Easy techniques

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