• Penn Vieau

Cultivate Positive Thoughts by Calming Your Mind.

We live in a society fueled by advanced technology, electronics and calendars in which our faces are constantly glued to our devices. We numb our minds with music at ear-drum-bursting volumes rather than actively participating in the discourse of our surroundings. Potentially, we’re missing out on a lot. It is important to take time to cultivate positive thoughts by calming your mind – meditating.

Regardless of where you are on your meditation journey, you can ignite an amazing practice today. Anyone can meditate, you just need to make time and possess willingness. Like any practice, you have to want to do it in order to achieve results. It can be hard to start a meditation practice because it seems so foreign from what we’re taught to do.

Meditating is much simpler than we make it out to be. Your desire to experience something new is all you need to get on a new path. Choose a place to perform your meditation techniques. This is equally as important as your choice of a suitable time. Consider selecting a location that is quiet and peaceful, somewhere you feel comfortable. The stillness around you can help facilitate stillness within you.

Before starting your meditation do a few warm-ups or beginner’s yoga exercises. These will help to improve circulation, remove restlessness, and will make your body feel lighter. A short warm-up before meditation will also allow you to sit peacefully for a longer period time. If you haven’t learned a meditation technique yet, guided meditations may be something to consider. This will help you meditate easily. All you need to do is close your eyes, relax, and follow the instructions as you hear them. Guided meditations give your mind just enough to do that it doesn’t roam around on its own, while helping guide you through some simple techniques to find that place of quiet.

Meditation can be a great way to still your mind, reduce stress, improve concentration, increase happiness as well as obtain a healthy lifestyle. Want to learn more about how to train your brain for success? Let’s get started today – contact me.

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Penn Vieau  |  Leadership Expert - Speaker - Life Changing Coach  |  Madison, WI  |  |