Meditation used to have such a negative rap to it. There are a lot of skeptics, denying the health benefits to meditation, and at one point I too was one of those skeptics. However, after constant pressure from friends and family and learning how to meditate, I spent 5 minutes a day practicing the “techniques” I read up about.
I admit, at first my mind was running wild with doubt, but everyone kept saying, “stick with it, trust me.” And after a week or so of my practicing, I started to feel the change.
Meditation is often thought of the stereotype as the laughable, group circle that hums random notes. While those do exist, meditation is just a relaxation technique practiced by people of all cultures. Continue reading »