20+ Ideas For Beginner Meditators And Yogis

We’ve created the absolute best beginners meditaiotn guides for you, including mindfulness, mantras, mudras and more.

Here’s a selection of some of our great guides for beginners

The Basics Of Meditation

Before you start meditating it’s essential that you know the basics. We’ve created a comprehensive guide to help you to start meditating. In the guide you will learn everything you need to know to start meditating the right way today.

Read our guide to the basics of meditation.

Meditation In 10 Easy Steps

So you want to start meditating and you enjoy a busy life, so you’d like to start meditating quickly and with minimal fuss. What do you do?

You read our guide to meditating in 10 easy steps. Simple.

Mindfulness For Beginners

One of the most important types of meditation is Mindfulness. Mindfulness is the practice of focusing on the present moment. Easy to do, but also easy to forget to do.

Take a look at our beginner’s guide to mindfulness.

A Buddhist Meditation Plan For Beginners

If you want your meditation to be effective, you need to have a plan. We can help you here. We will share with you a great meditation plan that you can use every day to progress.

Take a look at our Buddhist Meditation Plan For Beginners.

Other Relaxing Meditative Techniques

What do you do when you want the feeling of meditating buy you’d like to get it through different means? Simple. You use our easy guide to the best relaxation techniques.

And here are some more great articles about meditation for beginners.

How To Do Zen Meditation Techniques Like Zazen

In this guide to Zen meditation techniques, you'll learn how to do Zazen meditation and other methods, along with the benefits, hand positions, and sitting postures. Each of the different types of Zen meditation has various benefits, so it is worth trying all of them. And if you follow our newsletter, you certainly will have seen how valuable many these methods are. What are Zen Meditation techniques? Before we actually look at How to do Zen meditation techniques, let’s discuss what Zen meditation is. Zen meditation techniques are a variety of Buddhist meditation. Naturally, Zen meditation techniques stem from the…

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How To Actually Do Jedi Meditations To Feel The Force [TUTORIAL]

Did you know that you can actually use Jedi meditations from Star Wars? Ever since Jedi became an officially recognised religion in the UK, people have been trying techniques from Star Wars, including meditation.    There are tons of life lessons from Star Wars. And for my Galactic Credits, the absolute best lessons from Star Wars are about meditation. Jedi meditations can help us to relax, to be more mindful, to have far better mental health, and do discover our chi, which in Star Wars is called the force. As a meditation teacher, I have actually taught Jedi meditation techniques…

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Use These 10 Powerful Mudras For Weight Loss, Health And Fitness

Did you know you can use mudras for weight loss to help you get in shape, looking good, and feeling great about losing weight. These weight-loss mudras can also help with other aspects of losing weight, such as motivation and stress. It's been scientifically proven that the hand positions used in Hinduism, yoga and Buddhism can significantly boost your health and help you to lose weight and get in shape. These weight loss hand gestures have been used in the East for thousands of years as part of traditional healing. And as we witness the rise in popularity of meditation…

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10 Relaxing VR Apps To Calm Your Stress And Improve Sleep

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Trying to relax? VR apps can help. There are so many excellent VR apps for iOS and Android. And they can seriously help to stop stress and to improve your sleep. I recommend using these apps together with some good old fashioned relaxing meditations for total serenity! When you're looking for that meditative chill, Virtual Reality apps are a good option. For starters, there are these great meditation VR apps.  And there are lots of relaxing VR apps too. These VR apps are about sheer relaxation for when you're stressed or cant sleep and you just want to unwind. Read…

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5 Non Religious Meditation Techniques For Atheists And Agnostics

Yes, there are non-religious meditations for atheists and agnostics. And no matter what some hardcore religious people might try to tell you, you have just as much right to practice any exercise as anyone else has, whether you're atheist, agnostic or, well, anyone else. As a mindfulness teacher, I've taught non-religious meditation to atheists and agnostics for years.  Best non-religious meditations for Atheists   In my big guide to different methods of meditation, I revealed all the top techniques in the world.  There are five excellent non-religious meditation techniques atheists and agnostics will love. I'll share them in a sec. But…

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Yoga And Meditation For Beginners At Home [TUTORIAL]

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This article is going to be a very simple guide to yoga and meditation for beginners at home. When you decide to start doing yoga and meditation at home, you should feel proud, optimistic, and excited to get started. You are going to get so much out of practising. To start, take a look at my article on the 28 styles and their benefits. Did you see how many different styles there are and there absolutely staggering benefits? Hopefully, that guide has motivated you to get started. And you can do so in your own home. If you are a…

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How To Make Meditation A Habit You Stick To Every Day

A lot of people ask me how to make meditation a habit you do daily. And I have a pretty good answer to that question. With my method you'll meditate every day. So first let's discuss the elephant in the room: meditation apps. They are not the answer.  Apps offer only basic tracking. And while apps like Headspace and Calm can help us make meditation a habit, there is a better way. You know how it is. You want to track your practice each day of the week so you can begin to get into the practice of being mindful.…

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Crying During Meditation? Here’s What It Means & What To Do

A reader wrote in to us today saying, "I'm crying during meditation. What's going on? Why am I crying during meditation?, I thought it was supposed to make me relaxed and happy, but my eyes wet and I feel all emotional. Please explain what's happening to me!"  Many people think it's a problem to be crying during meditation. It really isn't. There are far bigger side effects of meditation. Crying when meditating is common. There are many reasons why people cry when they meditate. Sometimes it's just because of dry eyes. Other times it could mean your emotions are out…

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10 Yoga Breathing Meditation Techniques & Exercises For Beginners

In this guide, we will look at all the best breathing meditation techniques for beginners, with exercises from Buddhism, yoga, other systems. These exercises can do wonders for both the mind and body. And science proves they work. You might be surprised by the sheer number of breathing meditation techniques there are in Buddhism, yoga, and other systems offer. There are hundreds. Some are ideal for beginners, some less so.  They range from modern techniques like Box Breathing to Buddhist methods like Nine Round Breathing and, my personal favourite, the Anapanasati method. As a meditation teacher, I am continually alarmed…

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Ultimate Guide To Zen Walking Meditation Technique & Benefits (Kinhin)

In this tutorial we will look at the Zen walking meditation technique (Kinhin), and its benefits. Zen walking meditation techniques, or “Kinhin”, is a traditional form of Buddhist mindfulness that offers many health benefits. The process is straightforward to understand; we simply apply the core concept of mindfulness to the process of walking. We focus the mind on the movement of walking. This increases the mind-body connection, heightens mindfulness, and boosts our mental well-being. Let's take a look at Zen walking meditation technique and the many physical and mental health benefits that it offers. Or, if you're new to Zen,…

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How To Do Chi Meditation To Control Chi Energy [10 Steps]

In this guide to chi meditation techniques, you will learn all the best ways to control chi energy. Many of these exercises derive from Taoism, the spiritual system that is primarily centred around the cultivation and management of qi [READ: How To Do Taoist Meditation]. But first, you might be wondering just what is chi energy. What Is Meditation And Chi Energy? Chi, qi, or Ki, is the energy of the universe. And it is the same energy that flows through you and me. When you have pure chi flow in your body and mind, you will be highly energised…

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10 Practice Rules For A Successful Meditation

There are 10 practice rules that everyone needs to know about meditation. When you follow these 10 rules you will be successful in meditation.     Congratulations. You've decided to start meditating. And that is a great decision. Because meditation will help you to relax, it will clear your mind it will... well, it will do a lot. Just take a look at this list of more than 100 health benefits of meditation. Today, you're beginning your journey towards an even healthier, happier you. And as my Zen-sational readers would say, every positive step is a step in the right…

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List Of Spiritual Words Everybody Needs To Know

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In this list of spiritual words you will find 87 of the most important spiritual words and their meanings. If you personally know a different spiritual word you would like to add to the list, please leave a comment. Include the spiritual word and the meaning of that spiritual word. Thanks.  List of spiritual words with meanings Read our article on the meaning and importance of spirituality. Active Meditation: Active meditation, as the name implies, is all about meditating while  being physically active, such as by doing meditative dancing. Active meditations (sometimes called “Dynamic Meditations”) involve walking, dance and other…

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Meditating With Crystals For Beginners [TUTORIAL]

In this guide, we will look at the meditating with rystals for beginners and how to use meditation crystals to enhance your practice. Crystals offer an additional method of meditating. Plus, they offer some benefits that other methods do not provide. Different gemstones have different benefits, according to the International Gem Society, such as purifying the emotions and calming the mind. That's why you might like to add some gems to your practice. Before we look at exactly how to meditate with crystals, you need to ask yourself an important question: Which gemstone should you meditate with? When meditating with…

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Actually THIS Is How To Do Merkaba Meditation Properly

In this guide, I will show you how to do Merkaba meditation so you can activate Merkaba to ascend to the higher realm. Of all the different meditation techniques, this is arguably the most powerful. When you practice Merkaba meditation technique, you will transcend three-dimensional existence and transform into a body of light. Merkaba meditation technique enables the individual to ascend or descend in terms of consciousness. At the ultimate ascension you will be liberated from the three-dimensional world, discovering the fourth dimension. In other words, it will help you to achieve enlightenment. Let me show you how to do Merkaba…

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