During the pandemic, many people adopted meditation as a daily practice to organize their thoughts and make life easier. daily stress this often prevents them from realizing their true potential.
MeditationThe yoga technique not only helps you connect with your inner self, it also reduces anxiety, improves positive feelings, sleep and even digestive health. It is also known to decrease blood pressure…
However, if you want to reap the full benefits of meditation, you must not only do it at the right time, but also with the right mindset. For example, meditating with an anxious mind can be frustrating. There are days when we just cannot prepare our mind for meditation and continue. anxiety getting better than us.
Deepak Chopra, an alternative medicine guru, author and speaker in his recent Ask Deepak Q&A series, responding to a user who was unable to meditate in the morning after waking up in a “run or fight” response, said the residual Before starting to meditate. one should get rid of the excitement in a pure state for a more peaceful and serene experience.
Sleep plays a key role in regulating emotions. Chopra says that if someone wakes us up anxious, it may be due to “an interruption in emotional release that occurs during sleep.” He adds that, ideally, you need to go back to sleep in order to complete the release process.
While this is ideal, some people find it difficult to resume sleep after waking up, or they may have some activity in the morning. Chopra has a solution for that too. He says a bath or exercise can help.
“But if you are too awake to fall asleep again, or you still need to wake up, then instead of immediately meditating, I would recommend that you get up and take a long shower, and then do yoga or exercise. Do both. “, he says.
The idea is to set aside some time for yourself in the morning and direct your mind to a space where it is ready to face the day and work at its best.