We’ve already discussed the power of the woosah and the benefits that come along with practicing deep breathing. But did you know that meditation and deep breathing go hand in hand?
What is Meditation?
Meditation can be such an added resource to any boss queen’s daily regimen. It can also be considered a vital element in securing the bag and living your best life.
The practice of meditation begins when an individual uses a mindfulness technique – such as focusing their mind on a particular mantra, object, thought or activity – while training their attention and awareness, to achieve a mentally clear and emotionally calm and stable state of being.
Benefits of Meditation
According to Healthline, there are many benefits to practicing meditation including stress and anxiety reduction, stronger emotional and mental health, increased attention span and self- awareness, and an addiction fighter.
The daily responsibilities of life can make it difficult to find time to meditate. But if you’re dedicated to the practice, you’ll begin to find ways to fit meditation into your daily routine.
Below are 5 ways you can fit meditation into your day, no matter how busy you are.
1. Meditate In The Shower
Taking a bath or shower in the morning or after a long day is typical for most. When combining the relaxing activity with a short meditation session, it can help relieve stress and calm your mood.
2. Meditate During Your Work Commute
Whether you drive or take public transportation to work, there is time for you to meditate. Listen to a guided meditation while driving or taking the train. Some meditation sessions last as long as five minutes and give you powerful mantras that you can take with you throughout the day.
3. Meditate During Your Lunch Break
Taking a lunch break? Squeeze some meditation into your time off. Walk to the park to eat your lunch and practice some mindfulness meditation. You can even sit at your desk while you close your eyes and take some deep breaths. You can fit more than just food into your lunch break sis.
4. Get Your Family/Friends Involved
Live with a spouse or roommate? Get them involved in your meditation practice. You can set a time where you put down the phones, turn off the television, and relax your mind, body, and soul together. One of the biggest gifts of meditation is when you get to share it with others.
5. Meditate Yourself to Sleep
Meditating in the bed at night is a great way to fall asleep. A soothing sleep meditation can help you fall sound asleep while peaceful and powerful thoughts and mantras follow you into your dreams.
Whether you prefer guided meditations or relaxing nature sounds, there is an app, playlist, or Youtube video waiting for you. Apps like Insight Timer and Calm offer free meditation sessions for meditators all across the world. There are channels on Youtube that provide a wide variety of videos for all meditation types. Streaming platforms like Spotify, Apple Music, and Google Play also have playlists dedicated to helping you meditate.
The options are endless sis. If you are serious about strengthening your woosah, find time to fit some meditation into your day. Do your part in manifesting all the greatness coming your way.
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