Meditation makes your brain more effective

When you try and meditate does it often feel like there is never enough space in London? We often think of going inside closing our eyes and focusing our attention on some internal process occuring spontaneously, like our breathing. The logical assumption is that the object of our meditation is to find inner peace. The outside world, the hustle and bustle of the city is an obstacle to overcome when meditating. According to some schools of yoga , if we exclude the outside world from our meditation we are only going to gain half of the experience of meditation. meditation-posture-11

Meditation can help your brain work more efficiently. You might feel anxious to get
back to your busy day or may even feel like dropping off if your tired. But consider this, a regular meditation practice can make your brain work better. Over the past few years, scientists have discovered that meditation helps the brain to process information more efficiently. Just as repeated practice of Sun Salutations builds strength and stamina, so regular meditation enhances the brain’s capacity for perception and awareness. It has been claimed that longtime meditators have a thicker insula, the part of the brain that links the emotional center with the thinking center. Some researchers say that the amygdala, the part of the brain tied to the fight-or-flight impulse, is more active than in people that don’t meditate. But meditators also seem to be better able to calm that response than others. Why not try our simple meditation intro. session. Find yourself a quiet space and give it a go.

Simple Meditation

Sit comfortably in an upright but relaxed position. Close your eyes and bring your attention to your nostrils. As you breathe notice the subtle sensation of cool air passing into, and warm air passing out of, your nose. without manipulating the breath, simply notice the sensation.

Maintain your attention to every breath. Staying relaxed and mentally alert become curious about each passing one as if it were your first.

If your attention wanders, simply notice the distraction and patiently return to the sensation of the breath. Your ability to stay present
deepens by consistently returning to the current moment.

Do this exercise 10 minutes once or twice a day, gradually extending your sessions to 20 or 30 minutes each.

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