How To Meditate?

Every once in a while (ie right now), I feel like list of things I need to complete are endless.  Like the more I check off, the more that gets added.  Of course, naturally while this list of tasks and activities in need of a checkmark grows in my mind, so does stress and worry.  For those of you who are intimate with this feeling, you also know that one of the worst things that could happen at this point is that you lose your focus and concentration, making your work not as impactful as you hoped.  This increases the anxiety I feel exponentially.  More mistakes are made, then more stress and then more items to complete.  It becomes this cycle that feels unbreakable.  Even writing about this makes me feel uncomfortable, as it reminds me of the many times before I have felt this way.  So, how do we deal with this?  We have to break the cycle so we can relax and move through our list with excitement and passion.  Believe it or not, developing a simple meditation habit can greatly reduce your stress levels, increase your focus AND help you get shit done!


I know, you probably think: “How will wasting time help me make up for the wasted time?” But the thing is, once you start meditating, scientific research has shown that the result of it is relaxation, greater and better focus, which means you won’t be wasting time at all during the day by being unfocused and stressed.

If you want to give it a go guys, and I highly recommend it!  Here are a few things you should know:


1. The Right Atmosphere – You could do it anywhere but the thing is, you should like what you are doing and what better way to do it than make a perfect atmosphere? Put on some candles, essential oils, some relaxing music, nature sounds or simply do it in silence, whatever you want, whatever makes you feel the positive vibe. You can check out our store for some oils and candles, maybe even our Little Spell Kits? Just click on the button below :)


2. The Right Position – Meditating is usually connected to sitting cross-legged but it doesn’t have to be in that position. Some people even prefer to walk while meditating. Some like to sit in a chair.  Just find a comfortable place, one that suits you. 

3.  Use a timer – That way you won’t be thinking about how much time there is left of your meditation session and you can focus better on what you are doing.

4. Short Meditations at First – I recommend starting with something simple, with some short meditations which focus on concentration. These are usually short sessions of Meditation, 10-20 minutes per session, and you are trying to focus on your breathing, a flame of a candle, repeating a mantra or counting on beads. You should choose something that is the easiest to focus on at first and try to do that.

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- The main goal of these Meditations is to train your mind to concentrate and to get to know yourself, so focusing on your breath or on the way your blood pulses in your body will help you be more aware.

- Don’t try to not think, there must be many thoughts in your mind but the key is not to immerse yourself in them, just recognize that you have them and let them go as they pass through your mind. Just focus on what you are doing.

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I hope that with these tips I have stirred you guys in the right direction!

Stay tuned to our blog as we will be writing meditation exercises and we will answer some common questions about Meditation in the next few weeks!