Meditation For Awareness and Well-Being

Meditation For Awareness and Well-Being

meditation Canton MI

Meditation is the practice of creating awareness and connecting with the present moment.  Many people believe they are not capable of meditating, whether they believe they don’t have time, or they simply can’t ‘shut off their brain’.  There are several different forms of meditation in Canton and numerous ways you can cultivate awareness; the key is to experiment and find what works best for you.  In today’s fast-paced society, stress levels are abnormally high.  With the pressures of life, sometimes it feels like we’re drowning in a sea of endless responsibilities.  It’s easy to get worked up and overwhelmed leading us to view our lives negatively when we feel we never get a break.  Meditation can be your daily escape and help you to tackle the rest of the day with more focus and peace of mind.


MEDITATION IN STILLNESS

When we’re always going nonstop, it becomes crucial to take time to simply be still.  Even if it’s just a few minutes of your day, it will make a big difference for your mental clarity.  Life’s constant distractions can trap us in our head with our minds racing; it’s important to take time to reconnect with your body.  Still Point Massage in Canton explains how it’s as simple as taking a moment to close your eyes and bring your awareness to your breath.  You can do this seated, lying down, or even standing.  Whatever position you chose, feel the gravitational pull connecting your body to the earth.  You can do a body scan to check in with all the areas of your body; we often carry unnecessary tension that we aren’t even aware of. Take time to check in and try to breath into those tense areas, giving your body the attention it needs.  Meditating in stillness can help create better posture as you become aware of how you hold your body. Sometimes when we rush through life, we become clumsy because we lose our connection to our body.  Taking time to feel this connection will help you navigate more gracefully with a clearer mind.  We can also bring visualization into stillness meditation, picture somewhere peaceful and relaxing.  If you’re having a rough day, close your eyes and picture yourself sitting on a beach soaking up the sun, or in a forest sitting next to a running river.  Your mind can take you anywhere you want to go.


MEDITATION IN MOVEMENT

Movement is also a wonderful way to connect with your body in the present moment.  Any form of movement can be a source of meditation if you are consciously present and focused on what you are doing.  If you already have an exercise routine that you enjoy, try using your exercise as a meditation.  Instead of watching tv or thinking about your to-do list, try thinking about your body and how each movement feels.  Think about your breath in relation to your movement and see if you can cultivate a deeper connection there.  Yoga is a popular form of meditation as it combines the benefits of movement and stillness, connecting even deeper to each area of your body.

When we take time to create space for ourselves, we become more aware and focused, and we can connect with our inner peace to bring into our lives and share it with the world every day. For more information call our team at Still Point Massage in Canton, MI.

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Still Point Massage
43423 Joy Road Suite B
Canton, MI 48187
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