A Closer Look At Guided Meditation

Guided meditation is a technique suited to beginners, because it basically tells you what to do. There’s a voice, from a teacher or a CD, which moves you along the process. All you have to do is listen, follow the instructions, and stay with the pace.

So, even if you have no idea about meditation — history, methods, and jargon — you’ll be fine.

Moreover, there are several types of guided meditation. Some are very purpose-specific, like achieving more wealth or improving self-esteem, while others are defined by the method.

Take a look at the most popular types of guided meditation:

Healing Meditation

Meditation for HealingHealing comes naturally from meditation. However, it’s a benefit that manifests noticeably with long-term and deeper meditation. Luckily, guided meditation makes it easier for beginners to tap into the healing power of meditation.

Often associated with Chakra meditation, guided healing meditation is typically given by a certified health coach. The meditator will be guided by the “voice” to focus on the different parts of the body and relieve each from stress and tension.

Often associated with Chakra meditation, guided healing meditation is typically given by a certified health coach. The meditator will be guided by the “voice” to focus on the different parts of the body and relieve each from stress and tension.

Wealth and Manifestation Meditation

Although this type of guided meditation won’t give you money-making tips or strategies, it will help you recognise your full potential and free you from can’t-do beliefs you’ve set for yourself. It will help you realise and visually project the goal you want to achieve. Moreover, it will give you insights on how to take advantage of opportunities that come your way.

Visualisation Meditation

Imagination is a huge factor in this technique. The more vivid it is, the better . Visualisation meditation can actuality transport you into the places your guide will be taking you. It could be strong enough to make you believe you’re actually on a beach, a mountaintop, or a rainforest discovering and exploring.

Full Senses Meditation

Sight, smell, hearing, touch and taste — you’ll be using all five senses to meditate. With this technique, you will be working with something edible, of course. The guide will make you experience it with your eyes, nose, ears, hands, and tongue and pay attention to the sensations. This technique will remind you how it is to be in the moment and train you how to be always in the present.

Sleep Meditation

Deep SleepInstead of popping pills, insomniacs should give this a try. In sleep meditation, the guide slowly induces not just regular sleep but one that’s deep and restorative. Aside from the soothing tone and instructions, delta waves via meditation tracks effectively lull meditators into sleep.

If traditional techniques don’t seem to work or if you need variety in your meditation routine, give guided meditation a try. The “other” voice is probably what you need to get going.

 

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