Meditation To Help Ease Your Anxiety

Meditating For Calming Anxiety and Stress

Meditation is a relaxing self-help technique that can help relieve stress and anxiety. It helps relax your body and calm your mind. If you feel an unhealthy amount of anxiety and stress, you need to do something about it, and meditation may be just the thing!

Using Meditation to Ease Stress and Calm Anxiety

Perhaps you feel like you’ve fallen into a ‘stress-pit’ and can’t get out. One of the prime natural methods many people love to use is to meditate. Meditation for stress management and easing anxiety is a tried and true method.

Do you think meditating could help anyone with anxiety to relax? I know it helps me…

Have You Tried To Meditate?

There are different ways you can approach a meditative practice. Here are a few tips to get started:

  • You can start by just picking a time everyday when you can calmly be alone without distractions. Begin your meditation by taking deep breaths and focusing only on each breath as it goes in and out.
  • On a particularly stressful day, you might have more difficulty focusing on your breath. The thoughts of whatever is stressing you may keep getting in the way. When this happens, acknowledge the thought and then go back to concentrating on your breath. Eventually, you’ll feel your mind grow calm.
  • As you calm your mind, begin purposefully taking notice of your thoughts. All you must do is notice them, and then return your attention to your breath again. If any thoughts make you uncomfortable or tense, relax your muscles and then focus on your breath again.
  • Try not to stress yourself out further by getting frustrated with the meditation process. As you continue to practice, it will get easier and you’ll look forward to your relaxation sessions.

Practicing Your Meditation Techniques

Meditating will help you become fully aware of the present moment. Remind yourself to spend a portion of every day in the present so you’re not burdened by past and future stress. With regular practice, you’ll be able to expand the amounts of time that you stay in the present.

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By continuing to meditate on a consistent basis, you’ll begin to notice your true self. You can discover a lot about your life by maintaining awareness of the present moment. You’ll also notice the way your body reacts to stress and anxiety and can take measures to counteract it.

Although meditating can go a long way toward easing your feelings of anxiety, sometimes meditation practice alone may not be your complete solution. In these situations, don’t hesitate to ask for help. There are many treatment options that include other natural methods, counseling services and if necessary medications.

With meditation and other methods, you can make your feelings of anxiety and stress become a faint memory of the past. Be proactive about creating a life free from fears or worries and start meditating today so you can look forward to a bright future.

Free Meditation eBook Download

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Simply click ‘The Meditation Kick Start’ eBook below and the book will open in another tab.

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Meditation eBookHelpful Affirmations and Reflections

  • I live a life free from worry and fear.
  • I am brave and courageous, and I can do anything I put my mind to. Fear and worry pass me by because I am strong. I refuse to allow worries and fears to bother me or make a home in my thoughts.
  • I know I have control over my own destiny, and I choose to move into that destiny boldly and without hesitation. Running away solves nothing! I work toward my goals with courage and perseverance, creating a destiny of success.
  • Worries and fears are absent from my life. I let the past stay in the past, without regrets or worries to cloud my present. I focus on the wonders of each new day and I shrug off fear about the future, since I trust that good things will come. I am happy, content, and brave.
  • I take on tasks with strength and courage. I can accomplish my dreams because I bravely take chances and try new things that can push me forward toward my goals.
  • Regardless of what comes my way, I can handle it. Rather than fearing things I don’t understand, I learn the facts I need to ease my concerns. No weapon formed against me can prosper, as I am capable of overcoming any challenge. I banish fear, seek solutions, and boldly take action to get back on track.
  • Shedding the shackles of worry and fear gives me the freedom to live with all the gusto I’ve got so I can enjoy my life to the fullest!
  • Today, I plan to be brave, courageous, and bold in everything I do.

Self-Reflection Questions:

  1. How can I move forward more boldly in my life?
  2. What does being brave and courageous do for me?
  3. What can I accomplish if I don’t let fear and worry stop me?

So did you download the ebook above? I hope so, because now I have an extra gift for you…

Free Meditation for Stress and Anxiety Workbook!

Download Free Meditation to Ease Anxiety Workbook

Now talk to me in the comments below…do you meditate to ease your anxiety? How does it help you?

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About Jennifer Johnson

I suffered with social anxiety and stress for years. I discovered what my triggers were and learned to control them. Hopefully some of the natural anxiety relief techniques I have tried, will also be your solution.

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Comments

  1. http://Harsimran%20Gill says

    Yes meditation helps a lot in cooling your nerves, whether it is an stress attack or anger. Deep breathes and meditation works as miracle in these types of situations. Really very nice article. Thanks for sharing it.

    • It certainly is a helpful therapy and is perfect for stress and anger management programs. I love deep breathing and meditating. It certainly makes me feel more in control.

      Do you meditate regularly?

  2. http://Renee says

    Meditation has helped me with anxiety, specifically generalized anxiety disorder. I meditate daily and at one point I was on lorazepam for 5 years, I used meditation to help with anxiety and get off lorazepam also. Meditation helped alot. Thank you for sharing the article.

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