Meditation for Beginners: The Complete Guide

Meditation for Beginners

Meditation is one of the very best things you can learn to do for your health and well-being. To some, it may seem like it’s the act of just “sitting there,” yet there’s an incredible amount of information available, and unfortunately that can mean that meditation for beginners, like you, can feel like an overwhelming topic. It doesn’t have to be that way!

Don’t let the wealth of resources out there keep you from getting started and realizing the many benefits of meditation or cause you to wonder if you’re meditating the “right” way.

Meditation can help you reduce stress, feel mentally and physically renewed, think more clearly, and get in touch with your inner self. That sounds great, but where are you supposed to start?

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Top 100 Must-Follow Meditation Blogs in the World

Meditation Blogs

You’ve probably discovered by now that there is an overwhelming amount of meditation information available online. With so many amazing websites available, how do you find the best blogs, guided meditations, and other resources?

Look no further! I’ve explored hundreds of meditation sites and put together a list of the 100 best so that you can go straight to the information that you need.

Whether you’re new to meditation and seeking basic instruction or you’re a seasoned practitioner who wants to take your practice to the next level, you’ll find the best blogs, articles, videos, audio recordings, and meditation apps in the list below.
For each site, you’ll find links to “must see” items, such as the most useful articles, blog posts, podcasts, or meditation recordings. When possible, I’ve also included pictures of the sites’ bloggers and experts, as well as links to their social media accounts, so that you can keep up with your favorites more easily!

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Free Relaxing Music Online & 7 YouTube Picks for Japanese Relaxing Music

Free Relaxing Music Online

Have you ever sat in bed, knowing that it was time to sleep, but you just couldn’t force yourself to actually sleep?

Maybe, if you’re like me, you were taking care of business right up until the moment you decided to sleep, and now your mind won’t stop reeling.

Or maybe you just have a lot of worries built up, and they won’t let you rest. These are just a few examples of things that can keep us from getting to sleep and staying asleep like we should.

Sometimes, we decide to get back out of bed and finish the work we had left. I know when I do this it doesn’t help, but actually makes it worse. Working just makes me more active, and instead of relaxing, I become even more entangled in the work that I could be saving for the next day.

Being active isn’t the state of body you want to be in right before you go to bed, or even as you climb into bed.

I know this might sound crazy, or even too good to be true, but in all actuality, we should begin to relax at least one hour before we plan on “hitting the hay.”

This one hour should be used to create a relaxed state of mind and body, and can be achieved by finding the method of relaxing that works for you. One method that many use is to listen to relaxing music before and during their sleep.

There are many kinds of music to listen to, but one of my favorites, that I think you might like as well, is Japanese BGM. Japanese BGM is actually Japanese background music.

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