Feeling Overwhelmed - Relieve Stress in as Little as Five Minutes

If you want to find the fastest way to knock out stress, then you are going to want to read this.  I am going to teach you a five minute exercise that will help you recapture a sense of calm when you are overwhelmed by stress.

Let’s face it, there were times today when you were either stressed beyond belief or just overwhelmed with too many things to do.  

I am going to show you how to meditate in as little as five minutes. By the end of this post, if you follow the instructions, you will have decreased your stress, feel more capable, and increased your level of focus.  You can achieve this level of calm anywhere, at any time, once you know it.  Not bad for five minutes.

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Don't Give Up: Seeing Progress in Your Meditation Practice

Chances are good that if you are living in a developed part of the world the concept of success is spread throughout your entire life.  Whatever you endeavor to do, you want to be the best.  You are told to be the best.  It's not just a personality trait, it's engrained in you, mainly through media and advertising.  It's even possible that if you have just started meditating, this need to be the successful has made its way into your practice. It could actually be the reason you are frustrated with learning.  If you are having trouble meditating, or you're thinking of giving up, you might want to think about a new approach. Consider this.

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How to Sit to Meditate: a Beginner's guide

"I gotta level with you Thom, meditation is way out there! I see mandalas and chakras and people twisted up like pretzels.  I could never do that"

Meditation is overwhelming for so many people; and do you know what one of the most intimidating aspect of meditation is?  Sitting.  Not sitting in silence.  Not sitting without your mind wandering.  I am talking about the simple act of sitting with correct posture.  

By the time you get done reading this, you are going to be a pro at sitting for meditation.  How do I know that?  Because you are already doing it.

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