Music has many benefits for stress management and overall health. Meditation Music can help you calm your physiology subconsciously, and it can reduce stress in your mind. Music can also elevate your mood, slow your breathing, and make other stress-inducing changes.
Meditation is also one of the most popular stress management strategies for good reason it has short-term benefits such as a calm mind and body and can build resistance to stress over time. Combining music with meditation can deepen the positive effects of both, and provide you with greater stress relief.
Here are stress relief techniques that anyone can use. With regular practice, this meditation can help you better manage any stress that comes your way.
– Choose meditation music that can help you relax. This means finding the music you love to listen to. You should also look for music that is slower in tempo, and preferably without lyrics, which can distract and engage your conscious mind.
– Get a comfortable and relaxed position. Many people think they need to sit with their legs crossed in some way or use a meditation pillow, but really, any position you feel comfortable in is one you should try. You can experiment and decide what is right for you. Once you find your position, close your eyes, relax your muscles, and breathe through your diaphragm. Let your shoulders, stomach, and even the muscles in your face relax.
– Stay focused on the music. If you find yourself thinking about other things, gently turn your attention to the present moment, the sound of the music, and the feelings in your body the music evokes. Try to really feel the music.
– Continue this exercise for a few minutes, until your time is up. When a thought pops into your head, release it gently and direct your attention to the sound of the music, the present moment, and the physical sensations you are feeling. The purpose of this exercise is to calm your inner voice and immerse yourself completely, you will feel more relaxed pretty quickly.