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Well-being can be improved through Meditation

Well-being can be improved through Meditation. Regular meditation practice promotes calmness and stillness, which are antidotes to stress and anxiety. It takes you beyond your analytical mind, which is always looking for something to do.

Meditation is the practice of focusing your awareness on something internal or external, such as your breath or body, chanting a phrase, or gazing at a candle. The process of focusing your attention on a single object aids in the development of calmness and stillness. Which intern aids in the relief of emotional or physical stress and the improvement of overall well-being.

While the origins of meditation can be traced back to the Indian Vedic tradition and Buddhism, alternative secular techniques have been developed over time. Today, different types of meditation are practised, including mindfulness meditation, transcendental meditation, and yoga meditation.  We practise mindfulness meditation, chakra meditation and Reiki meditation at Wellness-me. We have meditation classes Newcastle and Gateshead. These types of meditation aid in the development of positive emotional states and mindfulness.

Meditation is a tool that can help you develop mindfulness. Which has been shown to aid in stress reduction, improved mindfulness, and mood regulation. Yoga, walking, mandala colouring, eating, painting, playing a musical instrument, and, sitting meditation are all tools for cultivating mindfulness. Here is one example of a case study we conducted to demonstrate that meditation practice does not have to involve you sitting quietly and gazing at a candle.

Based on personal preference, there are a variety of techniques or skills that can assist an individual in developing a meditation routine. All that is required is that you be kind and compassionate to yourself while learning new skills. Meditation, like learning a new skill, should be practised on a regular basis. This can range from 3 minutes to an hour in a place of your choice that provides you with a sense of safety and comfort. There is a great deal of research and scientific study that supports the benefits of meditation, much of which can be found on the web.

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Mindfulness & Meditation

If you’re interested in learning more about mindfulness and meditation, the similarities between the two will pique your interest. However, the distinctions between the two are significant.

Meditation is a tool for developing the skill of being in the present moment, whereas mindfulness is about staying in the present moment. Mindfulness teaches you to be aware of your surroundings and thoughts while refraining from passing judgement. Meditation, on the other hand, is a tool that can help you practise focusing and concentration. Many people find that mindfulness and meditation help them better understand themselves while also reducing stress, increasing self-awareness, and increasing creativity.

There are advantages to practising mindfulness and meditation, whether you are a beginner or a seasoned practitioner. Read our blog post on science and meditation to learn how meditation can help you reduce stress. Mindfulness and meditation can be practised in a variety of ways. We have provided some free mindfulness tools for you to download so that you can begin your mindfulness and meditation practice.

Furthermore, our post on mandala colouring explains how this can be a meditative activity.

meditation Classes Newcastle & Gateshead

We offer in-person and online meditation classes for both beginners and experienced practitioners. These sessions can be conducted one-on-one or in groups.

Beginners’ sessions last 30 minutes, while experienced meditators’ sessions last 40 minutes.

Can meditation improve well-being?

There are numerous benefits to meditation. 

– According to research, practising mindfulness meditation improves concentration and focus, increases self-awareness, and emotional intelligence, and improves sleep habits. Learn more about how meditation can help with sleep sync.  A process of incorporating activities into your daily routine that will help you get a good night’s sleep is known as “Sleep syncing
– You can improve your heart and mind coherence and overall health and well-being by practising mindfulness and meditation.
– These techniques have been shown to benefit people suffering from mental health issues such as stress, depression, and anxiety. They can help to alleviate the symptoms of these conditions and improve the overall quality of life for those who practise them.
– Furthermore, regular practitioners of mindfulness meditation have been shown to lower blood pressure, heart rate, and cholesterol levels.
– Finally, studies have shown that practising mindfulness meditation can increase brain efficiency and impulse control.

Want to Improve Meditation Skills?

The Mindfulness Course The purpose of this course is to support the mindfulness journey of individuals who actively seek to improve their mental health and work-life balance. We also provide the course to businesses that are interested in investing in their employees’ ongoing professional development.

The course is delivered over eight (8) weeks, with each weekly session lasting two hours. Over the course of eight weeks, you will learn to understand your thoughts and feelings, as well as identify sensations in your body, and to be with these thoughts, emotions, and feelings with kindness and compassion. With your newly acquired abilities, you will be able to catch the thoughts that enter your mind and gently let them go without allowing them to bring you down. After completing the entire course, you will be awarded 16 hours of professional development credit, demonstrating your dedication to your professional development.

Delegates will develop mental resilience, improve self-care, deal with uncertainty, and manage pain during this 8-week mindfulness process. We look at various mindfulness techniques that can be used in our daily lives.

The Mindfulness Course goal is to empower people to deal with thoughts and feelings that impede positive mental health and emotional well-being.

Are you looking at mindfulness training in Newcastle or a mindfulness class near me?  We offer this course online and in-person.

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Image : Yellow cube with blue centre with words The mindfulness course Retrain your mind

Meditation for sleep

A regular meditation routine may help with more than just stress relief and relaxation. Meditation practice may help you fall asleep faster as you learn to release the emotional and physical stress that keeps you awake. Furthermore, studies have shown that meditation can reduce chronic pain and insomnia while also improving sleep quality. 

Sleep is essential for maintaining a healthy body, mind and soul.  While the amount of sleep required depends on an individual’s physiology. Getting enough sleep has numerous advantages. It can assist you in the following ways:

– Falling ill less frequently

– Maintain a healthy weight.

– Reduce your chances of developing serious health issues such as diabetes and heart disease.

– Reduce your stress and boost your immune system and mood

– Clarity in thinking and performing better in school and at work

– Improve your interpersonal relationships

Make sound decisions to avoid injuries — for example, drowsy drivers are responsible for thousands of car accidents each year. Click below to read more on meditation for sleep

Experience peace and tranquillity with meditation for a calm mind. Learn essential tips and practices on our blog for a calm and cantered life.

Tips to start your Meditation practice

Begin with a basic breathing exercise. Click here for some tools to help you start your practice.
– Find a comfortable position and concentrate on your breathing.
– Observe your thoughts and feelings without passing judgement.
– Recognize when your mind wanders and bring it back to the present moment.
– Allow yourself to be fully present in the present moment, accepting and open to new experiences.
– Practice mindfulness and meditation on a daily basis to reap the benefits. Choose a daily practice that is meaningful to you and fits into your schedule and lifestyle.
– Begin by practising mindfulness every day with simple breathing exercises, mindfulness meditation, mandala colouring and yoga poses.
– Practice gratitude meditation on a daily basis to cultivate an awareness of the present moment and to appreciate life’s blessings.
– For a hands-on approach to mindfulness practice, try guided mindfulness meditation apps. These apps offer mindful guidance, audio, and video.

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Other Courses

The stress management can be delivered in-person and online in a group or to individuals who would like a one-on-one personal session.

The Reiki course is delivered in person. 

We also provide this service to businesses as part of their wellness and well-being initiatives.

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The Stress Management Workshop is for anyone who is experiencing burnout or stress.  

This one-day stress management training course explores the causes of such stress, and suggests general and specific stress management strategies that can be used every day.

Participants can earn  hours toward their ongoing professional development.

We teach Reiki Levels One and Two.

Level One is a one-day introductory course geared toward self-care.

Level Two is a two-day Reiki practitioner training course that allows you to practise on others and charge for your Reiki services.

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Customers Reviews

This was a great experience! Meg's soothing voice during the guided meditation helped me to clear my mind and become more focused on myself.
Bianca Kamath
Dubai- UAE
Meghana Millin thank you for such a beautiful meditation
Lisa
Bristol
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