Meditation is a very ancient form of mental and physical exercise that gives you peace and comfort. Research has shown that meditation has both mental and physical benefits. It lowers blood pressure, insomnia, and depression. Furthermore, meditation reduces the effects of colds and flu. World Meditation Day calls on the world to take the time to take part in this thousand-year-old exercise and clear their minds, remember that we are the first people, and the second the workers.
History of World Meditation Day
The date of World Meditation Day can be determined by the history of meditation itself. Meditation was first done in India. Written evidence of any form of meditation was first seen in India around 1500 BC.
It plays a significant role in many religions around the world, especially Buddhism and other Eastern beliefs. But it is also applied to these people. Which are neither spiritual nor religious? It’s a way to reduce stress and clear your mind.
In today’s world, meditation is important, regardless of whether you are a spiritual person or not.
How To Meditate
Meditation has a feature that anyone can do it, and he can do it anywhere else at any time. Whether you are sitting, standing, lying in bed, or sitting in the bath, close your eyes, concentrate on breathing deeply inside, and let your mind be free of thoughts. If ideas pop up, just recognize them and wave them in your path. Take deep breaths and use your breath to calm your inner feeling, until you open your eyes and continue your day.
Although extremist religious groups have sometimes avoided meditation. In fact, it has been scientifically proven that regular meditation has positive effects. Some of the important benefits of meditation include:
- Helping With Anxiety
All over the world, anxiety is one of the most important mental health conditions. However, in severe cases, doctors may prescribe medication to help people with their problems. But most of the time, they have to try to come up with a more comprehensive approach. Anxiety is a generally comprehensive way to treat anxiety symptoms. It helps reduce a person’s heart rate, control harmful thoughts, and prevent other types of anxiety.
- Reduce stress
There is no doubt that the world we live in can be stressful. Although stress is a completely normal physiological response, we should not feel stress on a regular basis as constant stress can cause serious problems in the body. Meditation is a great way to take time out of a busy world and focus on yourself internally. Meditating breathing exercises can lower blood pressure and lowering stress levels, calm the mind, and give the body time to recover from long-term stress.
- Reduce distractions
The human brain has more things to sustain than ever before, and our access to the Internet and smart phones means that many of us struggle with concentration. Meditation and mental exercise straining encourages you to think about the situation, live in the present moment, and overcome the confusion, help you stay focused and improve your overall production when you need it.
Celebrate World Meditation Day
Celebrating World Meditation Day is important because our minds also need rest. It takes a calm mind to do the best work. That is why World Meditation Day is celebrated. How the vision of meditation can vary from person to person, some prefer physical activity with its practice (often yoga or other exercise-based activities) while others sit and relax.
To celebrate your World Meditation Day, find a place where you can relax and unwind, whether it’s in the shower, in the gym, or even in a natural setting like the sea or the forest. Then just put yourself in a comfortable position, close your eyes, take a deep breath, and let all thoughts clear your mind. If you have never tried meditation before, then it may be difficult to clear your mind of wandering thoughts, and you may benefit from trying out a meditation-guided tutorial in which experienced individual practices the source will talk to you slowly.
Whichever way you choose to celebrate World Meditation Day, just remember that meditation is most beneficial when practiced regularly, so why not treat yourself once a day, the rest of the week? Set a reminder to meditate the day and see how you feel.