Choosing the right method is key to meditation success

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Choosing the right method is key to meditation success
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Tue, 07-10-2012 - 1:51pm

FRIDAY, July 6 (HealthDay News) -- People who want to learn to meditate should select a method that makes them feel comfortable, rather than choose a technique just because it's popular, a new study indicates.

Researchers from San Francisco State University report that by finding a form of meditation that works for them, people are less likely to quit. As a result, they will enjoy the personal and medical benefits of the practice, including reduced stress, lower blood pressure and help with addiction.

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Registered: 06-03-2009
Oh I totally agree! I will also say that the type of meditation that makes a person feel comfortable can change, so being open minded is important. Speaking for myself sometimes I absolutely must do a group meditation that is guided. Other times I must do a silent solo meditation. One style isn't better than the other it just means that's what I need in that moment.
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