How to Have a Meditation Nap

A meditation nap is a short period of meditation done amidst the daily chaos of life. It is a 10-15 break from the outside world of confusion. It helps relieve the mounting stress and tension, which one tends to face everyday in some form or the other.It calms the mind and nerves and leaves you feeling rejuvenated.The best thing is that this meditation can be done anywhere and everywhere. Here are a few tips which will help you have a meaningful Meditation Nap.

  1. Relax by stretching your legs for 30 seconds.
  2. Sit on a chair or couch. If you’re at work back away from your desk a bit.
  3. Close your Eyes
  4. Stretch your arms above your head and very slowly roll your head to stretch your neck.
  5. Breathe deeply-take at least 3 deep breaths in and out. Do this slowly and hold in between the in and out breath.
  6. Release the stress from each part of the body starting with your face, jaw, eyes and whole body.
  7. As you relax be aware of how you feel.
  8. Calm the Mind. Slowly let go of all thoughts. As thoughts come into your mind, just repeat this gentle reminder to yourself Empty the Mind.” You may want to switch over to a word of your choosing to focus on (mantra) that will help push out other thoughts.. Whatever works for you is what is best at that moment!
  9. Noises are the greatest distraction. Ignore them in the same way that you ignore thoughts. Repeat your mantra or Empty the Mind.” Don’t get mad at noises, just flow with them as if they are waves under your boat of meditation.
  10. Slowly after about 10-20 minutes open your eyes. Take a few more deep breaths and stretch again: arms, neck, and legs.
  11. You will now feel the refreshing rejuvenation.

Every time you feel boggled down by tension and worries. Just relax and try out the Meditation Nap. You will definitely feel the difference in mood.

So keep trying and feel the difference.

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