Working in an office can be stressful, challenging, and physically and mentally demanding. That may be the time to try some meditation techniques. For a long time many were skeptical of mediation but more and more, some are turning to this way of relaxation. What makes meditation helpful is that it can be done almost anywhere. All you need is a quiet space where you can relax and focus.
Zen Can Help You Focus
One technique of meditation is a Zen-like technique where you concentrate on your breathing. This technique uses concentration of one’s thoughts when breathing. You get into a comfortable position and focus only on your breathing and nothing else. You consciously slow your breathing down. When you want to get away from the stress in life, this one simple technique can be quite relaxing and soothing. For some, painting is a great way to spend some quality time and helps to put problems that are bothering you—totally out of the way. In addition, any other hobby that you enjoy—a hobby where you can forget about everything—be it reading books, sewing, knitting, gardening—can be used as a form of meditation.
Focus Meditation Technique
Another meditation technique that is helpful is the Focused Meditation technique. This is when you focus on something with great intent. You can focus on something like a statue, a picture, a spent Lexmark No 31 ink cartridge and you just stay focused on that object until you feel a calmness and peace coming through your body. Then there is Mindfulness technique. This is when you stay involved in the present moment and not think about the past or future. This is difficult for some but if you can succeed in doing this, your body and mind will be at peace and you will feel relaxed.