Article Highlight: Where Did Meditation Originate?

Meditation has existed in various forms for thousands of years. Used as both a spiritual practice and as a way to manage daily stress, this practice enjoys varying degrees of popularity within mainstream society… Keep reading »

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Meditation is an excellent way to reduce stress in your life. It doesn't take a lot of time and you can do it just about anywhere. All you need is the willingness to allow the power of meditation to take over your body and mind to release the tension you've accumulated from your stress filled life.

Some Types of Meditation

Meditation is an alternative form of therapy used by many individuals. It is classified under "mind-body" medicine. The benefits of meditation are many. Physically, a person who meditates is more likely to have lower blood pressure and cholesterol levels, higher skin resistance and rest better at night. Psychologically, an individual can find himself with decreased irritability and anxiety, increased emotional stability and improved learning ability. Forms of meditation include:

  • Transcendental Meditation® technique
  • Insight
  • Visualization
  • Mantra
  • Christian
  • Walking
  • Yoga
  • Music
  • Scripture readings
  • Guided

Using Meditation as a Form of Stress Management

At LoveToKnow Stress Management, you will find an abundance of articles about meditation and how it will help reduce and manage the stress in your life. Simple meditation such as music or a guided script on CD can help relieve tension going to or coming from work. Yoga or walking meditation are both wonderful forms of exercise and can be done by yourself on your time. The possibilities are endless, and if given the chance, you will notice a difference in your levels of stress.