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Begin Your Meditation Journey Today to Change Your Sense of Self

By  ,  Onlymyhealth editorial team
Apr 03, 2014
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Quick Bites

  • While you’re doing it, meditation makes you feel calm.
  • The practice helps you see clearly and evaluate our behaviour.
  • It releases the negative energy and open yourself to self-acceptance.
  • Meditating early in the morning helps you centre yourself and reflect on the day.

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Meditation is done to relax the body, quiet the emotions and rejuvenate one’s energy. Meditation is often associated with relaxation and mindfulness, but it has much more to offer. Besides changing your sense of self, regular meditation renders several mental and physical benefits.

 

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Meditation connects you to your inner-self. The connection is established when you sit quietly paying attention to your thoughts, emotions and sensory experience. Here’s how meditation helps you change your sense of self.

 

Gives you Emotional Control

While you’re doing it, meditation makes you feel calm. Besides, there are also the benefits that spill over into everyday life. Regular practice can help provide lasting emotional control, even when you are not meditating.

 

Fills you with Kindness

Every time you see or feel suffering, every time you make a mistake or think of someone you are having a hard time with, you can bring loving kindness and compassion to your thoughts. The practice helps you see clearly, to evaluate our behaviour and apply brakes on the ego.

 

Deepens your Compassion

There have been studies to suggest that meditation helps people to be more virtuous and compassionate. It makes one willing to act morally excellent and help others.

 

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Dissolves Anger and Fear

It is not easy for many of us to let go of our negative feelings. Meditation helps you openly meet these feelings and how they have occupied your mind. A mere 10-minute meditation session is all you need to release the negative energy and open yourself to self-acceptance.

 

Makes you Aware

The key to awakening lies in awareness. When you are aware, you are in a better position to differentiate wrong from right. You make decisions that you think are right. You are just aware of whatever is happening.

 

Keeps Stress at Bay

Meditation is known to turn off the negative chatter and make your stress-free. A study done for Psychiatry Research ‘Neuroimagery Journal’ suggests that mindfulness can lead to increased gray matter in the hippocampus, and lower stress, depression and anxiety. It helps you to focus on positive energy and thoughts and you are able to reduce the anxiety that you hold onto.

 

Gives Head Start to your Day

Meditating early in the morning helps you centre yourself and reflect on the day. It reminds you that you are in control. When you practice medication in the morning every day, you relax, breathe and set your intention for the day.

 

Meditation is all about separation from day-to-day things in life and creating a calming effect on neuro-physiological systems. To change your sense of self, all you need is to make time for meditation, creatiea routine and be consistent.

 

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  • Sam Thomas03 Apr 2014
    There is nothing like meditation when it comes to clearing the mind. Meditating every day for at least 10-15 minutes a day is all you need for rejuvenation.