5 easy meditation practices that even beginners can master

5 easy meditation practices that even beginners can master   There are many different ways to meditate, and one or another might be best suited for you. So who’s with me? You know meditating is one of the best things you can possibly do for yourself. You’ve heard about the higher functioning, productivity, creativity and focus. You dream of the reduced anxiety, worrying, anger, stress, screaming at the kids, fogginess, insomnia. You yearn to be less moody, more happy and – why not, eh?! – live a bit longer. Then, you sit down, close your eyes, try to think about nothing and well, you just CAN’T. It feels like the more you try to clear your mind, the more those pesky thoughts come wafting back, just to spite you. And you give up, because what should be the world’s easiest thing suddenly seems all too hard. Do you enjoy meditation – or the thought of it – but can’t ever seem to be able to fit it in? A group guided meditation could be for you. But it really doesn’t have to be. Just like when you exercise your body, when establishing a regular meditation practice it’s best to start slowly and get some help to figure out what you should be doing. Most importantly, you need to keep at it to get results. There’s a reason it’s called meditation practice, because the more you practice it, the better you get at it and the easier it becomes. There are many different ways to meditate, and one or another might be best suited for you. To help you narrow...