Meditation for Beginners: 20 Practical Tips for Understanding the MindsteemCreated with Sketch.

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These tips aren’t aimed at helping you to become an expert … they should help you get started and keep going. You don’t have to implement them all at once — try a few, come back to this article, try one or two more. - Leo Babauta of Zen Habits

  • Sit for just two minutes
  • Do it first thing each morning
  • Don’t get caught up in the how — just do
  • Check in with how you’re feeling
  • Count your breaths
  • Come back when you wander
  • Develop a loving attitude
  • Don’t worry too much that you’re doing it wrong
  • Don’t worry about clearing the mind
  • Stay with whatever arises
  • Get to know yourself
  • Become friends with yourself
  • Do a body scan
  • Notice the light, sounds, energy
  • Really commit yourself
  • You can do it anywhere
  • Follow guided meditation
  • Check in with friends
  • Find a community
  • Smile when you’re done

Read hows, whens, and whys of these tips at https://zenhabits.net/meditation-guide/

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