Meditation 101

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Hey guys.

I've got an idea for you called Meditation 101.

Let's say you're in the middle of your workday and things get a little crazy, a little hectic.

It's starting to feel like it's getting out of control for you.

Something you can do is actually get away from it all in a very simple way.

If you happen to be in an office that has a door, shut that door, close off as much noise as you can.

Perhaps turn off your cell phone.

Let's say you don't have an office with a door.

Maybe you find a stairwell, maybe you go to your car.

But find a place where you can create a little bit of stillness.

Once you're there, what I want you to do is kind of sit upright, right?

We want to be at attention without tension.

Place the palms on top of your thighs, and the palms can either be down, or they can be face up, whatever feels most comfortable for you.

And then all I want you to do is shut your eyes and just start to focus on your breath.

We want to take a nice deep inhale, and a nice full exhale.

A lot of times when we get stressed, what we actually do is hold the breath.

And so in this meditation what we're focused on is bringing that breath back to our body, so that we can really fully enliven the brain and get us back to clarity.

So it might look a little something like this.

Now, perhaps even set an alarm clock for that, or a time clock, where you do two to five minutes if you've never done this type of thing before.

If you can do this, I'll tell you what's going to happen is, you'll come back to your workplace and you be able to be a little more responsive, rather than reactive, to all the stuff going on around you.