Today’s Post on StreetPychiatry – tips on meditation!
There are tons of videos, books, and gurus that can teach you how to meditate. I am not going to write a step by step guide on meditation, but I thought some tips might be helpful. Modern psychology incorporates the Buddhist practices of mindfulness and meditation to reduce anxiety and depression. Ironically, my psychologist seemed surprised when I told her that my wellness is more dependent on spirituality than medication; meditation is my primary medication. My journey started in mental health and spiraled out.
I’m not a doctor or psychologist so I can’t talk to you about meds, CBT, DBT, ACT, except to share my experiences. From my experience, making meditation a consistent part of my life and mindset has resulted in dramatic changes in every aspect of my life. I remember thinking there is no way I can ever make my mind be quiet. I could never sit down like…
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