Meditation is an approach to training the mind, similar to the way that fitness is an approach to training the body.
But many meditation techniques exist — so how do you learn how to meditate?
According to Wikipedia, meditation is a practice where an individual uses a technique – such as mindfulness, or focusing their mind on a particular object, thought or activity – to train attention and awareness, and achieve a mentally clear and emotionally calm and stable state.
Meditation may be used with the aim of reducing stress, anxiety, depression, and pain, and increasing peace, perception, self-concept, and well-being. Here is a school that replaced detention with meditation and the results are phenomenal.
Here’s what you need to know about meditation.