Meditation for Everyday Life

Meditation Can Make a Difference in Your  Life!

Balance your life                   
Improve your health
Reduce your stress
Enhance your concentration
Greater Self Awareness

Meditation is a practice of transformation and training the mind to become familiar with one’s self.
It allows one to cultivate and develop a clear and honest ability to increase awareness and abilities to facilitate living a happy, balanced, and peaceful life rich in meaning.

Meditation is not a destination, but a wonderful, inspiring and fascinating journey to become familiar, aware and more awakened to your true self.

People have meditated for thousands of years. Meditation is a free, safe, simple and enjoyable practice that allows you to reach higher levels of mental states that allow for deeper relaxation, enhanced health, increased creativity, improved problem – solving ability, and greater happiness.

Meditation is a practice that allows for a greater connection to our higher or trueselves and consciousness. Through meditation, we expand our ability to gain greater inner peace, tranquility and self love.

Benefits of Meditation

Meditation provides many unparallel benefits for all aspects of our lives. Meditation affects our physical, mental, emotional and spiritual lives.  Researchers have found that meditation activates areas of the brain that control the autonomic nervous systems which control functions such as blood pressure.

The benefits of meditation go beyond the pleasurable state of mind you can achieve during the process. This state of mind allows for a greater connection to our “higher” or truer selves or consciousness. It is a relaxed and highly alert state of mind that allows one to stay fully present, mindful, open and detached. Through meditation, we can expand consciousness to increase intuition, enhance attention and focus, improve health and decrease the negative effects of stress. Meditation is a deep process of inner transformation.  |  More online resource to help get started with meditation:  Some Meditation Resources (PDF)

Some of the many benefits of meditation include:

  • Increases blood flow and slows the heart rate Reduces anxiety, phobias and fears
  • Decreases muscle tension Enhances immune syste
  • Enhances energy, strength and stamina
  • Helps with weight loss/normalizes ideal weight
  • Relaxes our nervous system
  • Helps to manage pain
  • Increases focus and concentration
  • Helps with improving relationships
  • Increases emotional stability
  • Improves problem solving abilities
  • Greater communication between both hemispheres of the brain
  • Slows the aging process
  • Helps manage addictions increases compassion, understanding, self acceptance
  • Deeper understanding of self and others
  • Decreases anger and irritability
  • Improves sleep
  • Helps with living mindfully in the present
  • Deepens spiritual connection with God
  • Increases creativity
  • Increases sense of well-being and quality of life

Simple Guidelines for Meditation

  • Create a safe environment
  • Turn off pones or any other distractions
  • Find a comfortable place to sit
  • Sit with legs uncrossed, both feet on the floor
  • Sit up straight in a dignified manner
  • Place hands on your knees or gently in your lap
  • Allow your mouth to rest in a gentle smile
  • Start by taking deep, cleansing breaths
  • Allow each in-breath to bring you to a deeper state of calm and relaxation and with each out-breath exhale any stress, tension or anxiety
  • Continue to focus on your breath, allowing yourself to move to a deeper meditative stat
  • If you become distracted by annoying thoughts, simply notice them and allow themto float away without attaching to any thought

Meditation Group meets on the 1st, 2nd and 3rd Thursday of each month.


Email:  Kathleen Todd |  Or call 480-831-7342

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