The Guest House, a poem by Rumi
So why should we start to meditate? What do we need and where should we practice? These are the practical questions we face at the outset.
When we start out, prioritising the practice of meditation is a challenge, even for many of those who have been practicing for years. So what are the common barriers we can expect to confront and most importantly, how can we overcome them?
Preparing for my Cowdray Hall classes this week, I came across a great article on how mindful breathing can help to reduce feelings of anxiety and panic. Take a moment to find out more.
Anxiety can cause nervousness, fear, apprehension and worrying. One of the main causes of anxiety is the cumulative or long term role of stress, which if unmanaged, is known to lead to an increase in the likelihood of illness.