Meditation can refer to a spiritual quiet time, transcendental meditation, or just a time of relaxation. It is a popular and proven form of stress relief and relaxing. Meditation seeks to focus your thoughts and make give you more clarity and awareness. Those with specific illness such as cancer, hypertension, anxiety, pain, menopause, and more find meditation to be helpful. Follow the links below to find WebMD's comprehensive coverage about how meditation works, how to start practicing meditation, benefits of meditating, and much more.
Transcendental Meditation: Benefits, Technique, and More
Learn about transcendental meditation, including how it's taught and its possible health benefits.
Do Hypnosis, Meditation, and Relaxation Help With Pain Treatment?
Do you know about the benefits of using meditation, relaxation, or hypnosis to help treat chronic pain? Get to know what’s involved and how it helps.
Meditation is the practice of focusing your attention to help you feel calm and give you a clear awareness about your life.
Guided Imagery-Topic Overview
What is guided imagery?Guided imagery is a program of directed thoughts and suggestions that guide your imagination toward a relaxed, focused state. You can use an instructor, tapes, or scripts to help you through this process.Guided imagery is based on the concept that your body and mind are connected. Using all of your senses, your body seems to respond as though what you are imagining is real.
How Mindfulness Can Help Your Health
If you want to jump-start your health in the New Year, then just be. Mindfulness, the art of being fully present in the moment, may give your mind and your body a boost.
Challenge Yourself to Sit Still For 5 Minutes a Day
In today's chaotic world, it can be a challenge to unwind and just be still for 5 minutes.
What's the Best Way to Meditate: In Silence or to a Chant?
What's the best way to meditate? In silence or to a chant?
Go on a Meditation Retreat
You don’t have to blow through vacation days to reap the benefits.
Here are some basic meditation tips.
Start Meditating ln Less Than One Minute
You don't need to change your life to begin meditating.
The Mind-Body Connection
Lifestyle medicine specialist, Dr. James Rippe, discusses the mind-body connection and your health.
How Breathing Can Aid Relaxation
Psychologist Patricia Farrell, PhD, demonstrates how to use deep breathing to reduce stress wherever you are.