Meditation is one of the relaxation practices. You can know more about yourself by practicing meditation.
You can use meditation for self development and self discovery.
By practicing meditation, you will have relaxed and focused state of mind. You will be free from the unnecessary thoughts and details.
Being with peace mind means you are not in unconscious. You will be with relaxed mind and peaceful if you are effective and aware.
You will be in absolute silence and immobility by practicing meditation for more time. You can control your emotions.
Meditation will help you in emotion management which is very important for self development process and outlines your attitude.
Meditation gives you energy. If you have more energy then you will become more confident. You require energy for finding and practicing ways to use your new knowledge.
Active meditation for busy people:
In this modern world, you will be busy with your work. In this situation also you can practice meditation.
You can follow this in the middle of your work, while you are feeling tensed and in any other situations in which you feel mental stress. This type of meditation will have benefits in terms of self awareness than static meditation. This type of meditation is called active meditation.
Before practicing this silence and relaxed type of meditation, you should practice this meditation with intense physical activity. The meditation which comes under intense physical activity includes yoga and shamanistic dance.
You need to focus on one thing for practicing any kind of active meditation. It is better to practice meditation in the morning times if you have time.
Maintaining time for meditation:
You should exert some efforts and desires to keep control of your body and mind. You should set the duration for meditation; otherwise you will be interrupted with your meditation. You should allow only the thoughts of the present, in the meditation time.
If your mind allows the past and future thoughts in your mind then you should focus on what you are doing before you and at that moment. You should open all your senses but you should not focus on what you hear, see, smell and feel.
You should take time to appreciate the movement of your body, when you notice anything in detail of your surroundings. This appreciation can be any kind of meditation that can be swaying of your arms, expansion of chest during your breathing or covering of your eyes while blinking.
If you inhale all the details and awe of everything that comes on your way then you can decide when your meditation is completed.
You can use alarm if you are new to do this process. You should practice this process of meditation, as alarm interrupts thoughts which come in your way. You can practice active meditation, if you want sense of time.
You should practice meditation mainly for being with relaxed mind. This relaxed mind will enable you to take right decisions in right time and thus gives you successful life.