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Meditation is deep relaxation. You focus (concentrate) on one thing and make your mind quiet and still.
People practising yoga.
People practising yoga.

Healthy for your body. Good for your heart, brain, blood pressure.
Less stress and worry.

Try this visual meditation video and see how you feel after it! Breathe slowly and deeply and watch the video.

Here's a great video meditation of waves and the ocean. Very relaxing! Get comfortable. Sit with a straight back. Remember to breathe slowly and deeply. 10 minutes is a long time to focus! See how long you can focus for..............

Switch off stress

How can you use relaxation's healing powers? Yoga, meditation and even repetitive prayer and mantras all induced the relaxation effect. ''The more regularly these techniques are practised, the more deeply rooted the benefits will be,'' Jake Toby says. Try one or more of these techniques for 15 minutes once or twice a day.
Body scan Starting with your head and working down to your arms and feet, notice how you feel in your body. Taking in your head and neck, simply notice if you feel tense, relaxed, calm or anxious. See how much you can spread any sensations of softness and relaxation to areas of your body that feel tense. Once your reach your feet, work back up your body.
Breath focus Sit comfortably. Tune into your breath, follow the sensation of inhaling from your nose to abdomen and out again. Let tension go with each exhalation. When you notice your mind wandering, return to your breath.
Mantra repetition The relaxation response can be evoked by sitting quietly with eyes closed for 15 minutes twice a day, and mentally repeating a simple word or sound such as ''Om''.
Guided imagery Imagine a wonderfully relaxing light or a soothing waterfall washing away tension from your body and mind. Make your image vivid, imagining texture, colour and any fragrance as the image washes over you.

Another visual meditation technique worth trying is what is known as ‘the pink bubble’ technique, whereby any thought that comes into your mind, through visualization is placed inside the bubble and then released. As it is released, just watch, as it floats away. The reason for this is that during deliberation, thoughts tend to remain, attracting others (some unwanted) with it. For that reason, it is necessary to acknowledge each thought (place it in the bubble), then let go of it (release the bubble). If you do this, you'll have more chance of interrupting thoughts staying away.