Most women today are being pulled in many different directions. This not only creates chronic stress, but can also leave many women feeling anxious, sleep deprived, and exhausted. Ultimately, it can lead to hormone related disorders. Practicing mindfulness and meditation can be the lifeline to save your sanity and to preventing or alleviating hormone related disorders such as premenstrual syndrome.
The practices of mindfulness and meditation are increasingly becoming popular because of its important health benefits. Most people incorporate mindfulness and meditation into their lives for a spiritual journey, expanding awareness, relaxation, and promoting health. Many women aspire to practice meditation but frequently fail to schedule the time to care for themselves.
If you are guilty of feeling too overwhelmed to take care of yourself, then a daily practice of meditation, even for 10 minutes a day, can go a long way toward practicing self-care.
How To Practice Mindfulness And Meditation
You might be wondering, how to begin. Basically, mindful meditation focuses on the state of silencing the body and mind. You can begin by sitting in a quiet space and taking slow, deep breaths. Meditation can help promote a feeling of peace and relaxation. This can have a positive impact on your emotional state, physical health, mental clarity, relationships, and internal harmony.
The energy that flows in the human body is dynamic and varying. Everything is an intelligent expression of life’s energy from planet movements, blood circulation, and others. Moreover, what you see, what you hear, what you think, and what you feel is all expressions of that energy flow. If you can adapt to the movement of life without any resistance, then you can experience peace and tranquility.
But if you are fighting and resisting the flow of life, then you can experience stress and hormonal disharmony. Meditation can provide both short-term and long-term benefits. It includes better sleep, faster healing, less anxiety, lower blood pressure, stronger immune system response, and support hormone balance.
Meditations can help you go with the flow. It encourages you to take a new and mindful perspective on life. Your awareness on how you control, resist, or learn to live can be expanded with a regular practice of meditation.
Life is not always easy and the challenges you have today may not be there tomorrow, but how you react to life can change through being more mindful. In fact, life is riddled with comparing and contrasting emotions. We have all felt the following emotions at some point. These can include pleasure and pain, sorrow and joy, success and failure, love and hatred, and others. It is impossible to find a moment of peace each day.
Letting go of hindrances can result in an insightful relaxation. Instead of thinking I can’t, think I can.
I can treat myself to 10 minutes of alone time each day. Allowing for the quiet flow of energy through meditation can help lower your resistance to self-care and help your natural intelligence in supporting your mental, emotional, and physical well-being.
A daily practice of mindfulness and relaxation can help you to embrace whatever comes to your life.
- Don’t worry if you are having trouble silencing the mind. Don’t judge it, instead allow any thoughts and feelings, noises, or distracting ideas to be a part of your mindful meditation.
- Simply sit down in peace and perceive any past or present events and feel any emotions you might encounter in the course of meditating.
- Mindfulness meditation teaches you to be conscious of what is happening in your life as well as your environment.
- It lets you witness the good and the bad events. Most importantly, it lets you respond in a positive way to the matters you have become aware of.
- Mindful meditation can help you release tension and stress from your day or it can also be a way to start your day off feeling more grounded.
The only thing it will cost you is as little as 10 minutes of your time for self-care. The greatest benefit of all can be balancing of your emotional, physical, and mental state.
Every woman deserves a moment of peace and quietness.