Relax And Soothe Your Spirit With These Tips

Our Relaxation Section is designed to help you find your inner Zen. With our articles about relaxation, and our relaxation tips, you will feel so tranquil you will be on cloud 9.

Here’s a selection of some of our best content for relaxation.

 

A Guide To Meditate Relaxation Techniques

Do you meditate? Have you tried yoga, tai chi, qi gong, and other relaxing techniques? If so, we’d love to know which ones worked for you. And which ones worked for us? Well find our the relaxation techniques that we recommend the most in this guide.

The Best Relaxing Meditation Techniques

Nine Round Breathing

One of the most relaxing meditation techniques is Nine Round Breathing. This is a fabulous technique in which you focus your mind while taking deep breaths. It is oh so simple, and will make you relax so deeply you forget everything.

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How To Quiet Your Mind And Produce Peace

Ever wished you could quiet your mind and produce peace? Well now you can with this guide. Whether you’ve had a hectic day at work or you’re fed up with house chores, use this quite to quickly quiet your mind and product peace.

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BBC Mindful Mix Gives You Free Nature Sounds, Music To Meditate On

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London, UK—Nature Documentarian David Attenborough and the BBC add Mindful Mix to the Sounds app to help everyone relax in this difficult time. It’s Mental Health Awareness Week [1], and many companies are releasing free content to help people to relax, especially given the anxiety surrounding the current situation. One such company is the BBC, which has teamed up with Sir David Attenborough to create the Mindful Mix, a combination of classical music and nature sounds. If you can’t get away from home at the moment to enjoy a Forest Bathing Meditation, let nature come to you. Research shows that…

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How To Meditate Lying Down In Bed
Your body loves lying down. So does you mind. Practice mindfully lying down in bed. It's utterly relaxing.

How To Meditate Lying Down In Bed

In this guide, we will be looking at how to meditate lying down in bed, either before bed or simply any time you want to relax and don’t feel like sitting up. A lot of readers have been asking me: Is it okay to do meditation lying down in bed or do you have to meditate sitting up? And honestly, I personally do meditate lying down because I find it very relaxing and after I have had a hard day it's nice to recline. It makes me more relaxed. However, it is perhaps not ideal.  Obviously, if you are meditating…

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Forest Bathing Meditation Script, Benefits & More

I love forest bathing meditation. In Japan it’s called “Shinrin Yoku” [1], which literally translates to “Forest Bathing”. The meditation script, benefits, and tips in this guide will help you to start this rising form of meditation.   Nothing feels better than sitting by a willow tree, closing your eyes, taking some deep breaths, and meditating on nature in the forest. Even if you’ve never tried it, you can easily imagine how relaxing this activity is. It helps you to feel calm, centred, and connected with nature. The tradition on Shinrin-Yoku started in Japan in the 1980s [1], making it…

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How To Do Meditation In The Shower [Tutorial + Guided Video]

A new guided meditation video on how to take a mindful shower has been published by Shauna Shapiro, Ph.D., Sophia Amoruso [Girlboss Radio host & CEO] and Schick. One of my favourite places for meditation is in the shower. As a meditation teacher and author of the book Your Best Meditation: Book Of The World’s Best Meditation Techniques, I’ve tried pretty much every types of meditation there is. One of the most relaxing ways to meditate is in the shower. Enlightened people know that showering isn’t just an opportunity to clean the body, but a chance to cleanse the mind…

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Guided Ocean Meditation By Monterey Bay Aquarium Made Me So Relaxed!
Monterey Bay Aquarium releases relaxing guided ocean meditation.

Guided Ocean Meditation By Monterey Bay Aquarium Made Me So Relaxed!

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California, U.S – Monterey Bay launched a guided ocean meditation with script to help people relax. I simply love this guided ocean meditation and script by Monterey Bay Aquarium. Between the relaxing ocean background and its beautiful sharks and tuna (and my favorite, the super cute sea-turtle!) there’s just so much relaxation here. Follow the video below, or read the guided ocean meditation script below. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=4RtVT7Cfgp4 Guided Ocean Meditation Script During this practice we will work on coming more deeply into the present moment; setting aside worries about the past or the future. We’ll use mindfulness practice to gain access…

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How To Make A Meditation Garden [Ideas & TUTORIAL]

In this tutorial, we will be looking at how to make a meditation garden, with lots of ideas for inspiration. I simply love the energy in a beautiful garden. And one of the best ways to make your garden even better is to create a garden meditation area. A garden meditation area is a relaxing space in which to practice meditation. If you have read my guide to making your home more Zen and creating a meditation space, you’ll know my thoughts on space. Space contains energy can help us or harm us. And when we are on the pathway…

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CBD Vaporizers and Other Tips to Chill Out Your Mind and Body [GUEST POST]

[CBD Guest Post] We all know what it feels like to become stressed out, fuming mad, and flat-out depressed. Fortunately, there are a number of tricks to improve how our anxious bodies and minds feel. For instance, people can clear their heads with yoga, smart diets, and powerful vapes of CBD oil to assist their physical and mental states. Not only will you look terrific, but you can also feel fantastic with the best CBD products on the market. In order to be happy, a person must find a clear state-of-mind. For instance, most have trouble eating, sleeping, and functioning…

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Best Meditation Devices 2020

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What is the best meditation device for 2020? There are lots of excellent new aids for meditators, including: Meditation apps like Calm / Headspare Meditation head-bands (see below) Therapy systems Meditation pods Wearable tech with meditations Home décor devices like meditation lamps Relaxing VR apps Meditative virtual reality environments As a meditation teacher, many people ask me about the efficacy of these meditation gadgets. So I will share my thoughts in this post. So, what are the very best meditation gadgets and devices for 2020? Let’s take a look. 7 Best Meditation Devices, Gadgets And Oddities  1. Kasina Deep Vision…

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40 Beginners Mindfulness Activities & Exercises [Kids, Adults & Groups]

In this guide, I will share the best beginners mindfulness activities for adults, kids and groups. As a meditation teacher, I know it can be a challenge to get started with mindfulness. That is why I created this list of the best beginners mindfulness activities for kids, adults and groups. They are simple ways to focus your mind, to relax, and to start to be mindful. For adults, they include meditative exercises and communication techniques; and for kids they include mindfulness toys and games. One of the best things about mindfulness exercises is that there are a million ways to…

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I Tried These Mantras For Sleep And Got A Good Night’s Rest

Recently I’ve been using some excellent mantras for sleep and oh my goodness have they helped me to get a good night’s rest. The best sleep mantras can help you to relax and unwind before bed, to stop insomnia, and to get those all-important Zzzzzzs that you might have been missing. Ive also used some English affirmations as well as spiritual sounds and phrases. Affirmations are similar. Affirmations are basically short sentences that we say to ourselves to create certain thoughts and feelings. For instance, “I am calming, resting, and drifting off” is one good affirmation for sleep. Mantras are…

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Steps For Anapansati Meditation From Anapanasati Sutta

In this article, we'll be looking at how to do Anapanasati meditation technique, based on the actual anapansati sutta of Buddha. As a meditation teacher, this is the meditation techniques I teach the most. Buddha said this meditation technique bears "great fruit" (meaning great benefit) when practised regularly. It is an essential Buddhist meditation [READ: Buddhist meditations for beginners] Introduction to Anapanasati Meditation / Anapanasati Sutta By the end of this guide, you will know how to do Anapansati meditation correctly, based on Buddha's teachings from the Anapanasati Sutta. This will give you the power to stay calm no matter…

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Meditation Pods For Sale At Last. Worth Buying One?

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Meditation pods are finally for sale on Amazon. But is it actually worth buying a meditation pod?  These things are basically the future. They are probably the best meditation gadget you could own. They look like they've come right out of Start Wars. When you first see a meditation pod, you’ll probably think you’re on the set of Star Wars Episode VIII. That’s because most meditation pods look uncannily like a spacecraft. To be a nerd; they specifically look like an escape pod. That’s a surprisingly fitting term, actually. An escape pod is precisely what this is. You sit back…

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How To Meditate To Sarva Mangala For Khechara

When we meditate on tantric Goddess Sarva Mangala we receive Khechara and we find deep inner peace. Sarva Mangala (who you can read about on TheMotherDivine) is peaceful, calm and quiet. It is said in the ancient texts that she often visits people when they meditate. Then, she may confer upon the meditator khechara. Sarva Mangala [1] is said to be able to confer upon those that meditate with her the quality of khecara, which is sometimes translated as “floating freely under the vault of the sky.” “Floating freely under the vault of the sky” is a beautiful way of…

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10 Yoga & Meditation Breathing Techniques For Beginners

In this guide, we will look at all the best meditation breathing 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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Full Body Scan Meditation Script From Jon Kabat Zinn
By practicing body scan meditation you will become aware of signals from your body. This will help cravings, addictions and emotions. And best of all, body scan meditation is easy to do!

Full Body Scan Meditation Script From Jon Kabat Zinn

Jon Kabat Zinn's full body scan meditation script is a powerful and unique technique that you can use to increase your mind-body connection. Both Zen monks and professional athletes use body scan meditation to make themselves more conscious of their bodies. And it is also a potent technique for the relief of stress, anxiety, and other conditions. In this guide to body scan meditation, I'll show you everything you need to know, including the technique of body scan, the benefits of it, and the best guided meditation video too.    Introduction to Full Body Scan Meditation Technique Script (Jon Kabat…

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10 Relaxation Meditation Techniques, With Scripts

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As a meditation teacher, one of my most common requests I receive is for some simple relaxation meditation techniques and scripts that help people to unwind. Most people come to meditation for relaxation. Sure, you know you can get significant health benefits from meditating, and that it can help with problems like stress. But deep down, I think the number one reason why people meditate is for sheer serenity, which mindful can provide in spades. When you try the relaxation meditation techniques below you will find your stresses melting away as you truly relax into the present moment. Let's take…

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