Meditating has countless benefits as I mention in a previous blog post “Yoga and Meditation in Supporting Mental Health”. It is helpful to have the right tips and support particularly if you are new to meditation. The most common thing I hear from new clients who have tried meditation is that they cannot do it, as they believe they are doing it wrong because their mind keeps wandering or will not stop thinking. It is completely normal when someone first starts meditating for their mind to wander, it is with time and practice that we can train our mind to be more present and still. In this post I focus specifically on how to support guided meditation practice as guided meditations are a good place to start for people who are beginners or intermediates to meditating. Find below some tips to get the most out of your guided meditation practice:
If you want guidance or support in building your meditation capacities reach out to me I am Nicole Levy and I would be happy to help. You can book an initial consult directly though https://oab.owlpractice.ca/mindfulhealingjourney/booking
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I am a Registered Psychotherapist and Art Therapist. And I have been writing this blog since May 2021 about various topics including parenting, supporting adult and child mental health, and holistic approaches. The intention of this blog is to provide resources and information to others, however it is not intended to take the place of therapy. If you have any questions about anything written please reach out to me.