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50 Inspiring Blog Posts for the Beginner Meditator

May 12th, 2010


Going to nurse practitioner school can be stressful on it's own, but things get even more so when you add in trying to balance family, a personal life and work as well. That's why it's essential to have a way to relax and clear your mind at the end of the day. Meditation can be one way to do that, and it doesn't take a lot of time or money to start doing. Here are 50 blog posts that will inspire and educate you on starting out with meditation.

Meditation 101

Learn the basics of meditation from these posts.

  1. How to Meditate: A Guide for Beginners: This guide will teach you all the basics you need to know about meditation.
  2. Meditation Improves Attention: Learn how meditation improves attention from this psychology post as well as getting some tips on how to practice it.
  3. The Proper Way to Meditate: This post will advise you on the right way to meditate, though you'll likely have to find your own path as well.
  4. The Right Place, Time and Posture For Meditation: Maximize your meditation experience with some guidance from this post on where, when, and how you should meditate.
  5. Meditation Tips for Beginners: Read this post for some basic pointers on starting out with meditation.
  6. 10 How To's for Meditation Beginners: These helpful how-to's will get you started off with meditation on the right track.
  7. Resources for Beginning Meditation: Check out this post for some recommendations on reading material for the beginner.
  8. Meditation 101: Get down to the basics with this informative post on what you need to know to meditate.
  9. 10 Tips from a Mediation Newbie: This newbie shares her experiences meditating and offers some advice to other new meditators.
  10. Learn to Meditate: All You Need to Know About Mediation: Learn what things are essential to successful meditation practice from this post.
  11. how to meditate: 10 important tips: Try out this post to find some tips that could improve your meditation.

Inspiration

Get inspired to meditate from these posts on the benefits, rewards and lessons of meditation.

  1. The Myth of the Experienced Meditator: This blogger and experienced meditator shares why he thinks that experience isn't all that matters in meditation.
  2. Things I Have Learned from Meditation: What could you stand to learn from meditation? This blogger shares some important lessons.
  3. Meditation is A Relaxing Way to Deal with Day to Day Stress: If your life is stressful, then learn why meditation can be the perfect way to deal with that stress.
  4. A Look Into Meditation With Rudy Rauben: Here you'll be able to read an inspiring interview with a meditation guru.
  5. Meditation isn't for me (it's for everybody): Anyone can meditate, and this post will show you how easy it can be.
  6. Meditation and Good Karma: Meditating just might make you a more mindful, thoughtful and better person in the long run. See how from this post.
  7. How To Meditate Better Than Your Guru- The Feedback Solution: If you want to move ahead leaps and bounds in your meditation, check out the idea this post presents on how to do it.
  8. Breathe In, Breathe Out: Read this post to see how meditation is helping children in schools across the nation.
  9. Meditate Your Way to More Willpower: Don't think meditation could make you a stronger person? This post could convince you otherwise.
  10. Meditation as an alternative to 'extreme' sports competitions and drugs: If you're the sort of person who gets hooked on the rush of dangerous activities, consider mediation as a safer, healthier alternative.

Techniques

Read these posts to learn how to improve your meditation technique.

  1. Meditation Practice: Candle Meditation for Beginners: If you're struggling for a center of focus when you meditate, consider this method.
  2. How to Choose a Meditation Technique: Get some advice on choosing a meditation technique that's right for you in this post.
  3. Zen Meditation: How to Enjoy It: Learn to derive true joy from your meditation with help from this post.
  4. 3 Meditation Techniques for Beginners: Newbies will find this post helpful in trying out a couple of different techniques.
  5. Choosing the Right Meditation Practice for You: This post offers guidance in choosing a mediation practice that suits your needs and abilities.
  6. A Simple Meditation Technique for Beginners: Even beginners to meditation should be able to do this simple technique.
  7. What To Do When Beginning Meditation: This post will teach you the essentials of starting out with meditation.
  8. Zen Driving Meditation for Busy People: Think you don't have time to meditate? This post will show you how to do it while you're driving.
  9. 4 Easy Meditation Techniques Guaranteed To Make You Blissful: Seeking bliss in your meditation? These simple practices may give you the relaxation you've been seeking.
  10. An Introduction to Mindfulness Meditation: Learn more about mindfulness meditation and what it can do for you in this post.
  11. Meditation Techniques for the Busy or Impatient: Your life is undoubtedly busy if you're in nursing school, and this post explains how to fit in meditation to your already busy life.

Focus

Learn to control your focus and concentration in meditation with help from these posts.

  1. Meditation for Beginners: 20 Practical Tips for Quieting the Mind: Get some ideas on how to get your mind to stop racing and concentrate on meditation from this post.
  2. The Best Time to Practice Meditation: This post will teach you the best times of day to meditate, which can greatly improve your focus.
  3. Guided Meditation for Empowered Consciousness: Read this post to find help in getting more out of your meditation.
  4. 7 Simple Ways to Clear Your Mind: This post offers some simple tips that can help rid yourself of mental clutter impeding your meditation.
  5. How To Practice Focused Meditation: If you're struggling with focus, read this post for some help.
  6. 12 Ideas for Establishing a Calming Routine: Look to this article for ideas on how to calm yourself down and relax into meditation.

Discipline

Make sure you follow through with your meditation practice by reading these motivational posts.

  1. Meditation for Beginners: How to Meditate Daily: This post will teach you how to get into the routine of meditating daily.
  2. 8 Tips to Get a Great Daily Meditation Habit Easy and Fast: Need to quickly get in the groove when it comes to meditation? Try out the suggestions in this post.
  3. Are You Wasting Your Time, Trying To Meditate?: Learn why you might be wasting your time if you're not ready to commit to meditation fully.
  4. The Ultimate Meditation Technique; Sticking With It: This post will show you the importance of having discipline when it comes to meditation.
  5. Mindfulness: The practice of being "here": Read this to understand how meditation can help you live in the now, not only while you're doing it but in all other aspects of life as well.

Benefits

These posts will show you the benefits of meditation, hopefully inspiring you to seek them out on your own.

  1. Overcoming Depression With Mindfulness Meditation Therapy: If you suffer from depression, mediation might be one way to overcome your negative thoughts, or at least help center your mind.
  2. Meditation for Mind Improvement: It Only Takes A Little!: Meditation could help you in your work by improving your mind, as this post details.
  3. An Introduction to the Benefits of Meditation: Read through this post to learn the basic benefits of meditation practice.
  4. Mindfulness Meditation Improves Cognition: There's one big mediation benefit that this post discusses that could make it all worthwhile.
  5. 4 Powerful Reasons to Meditate and How To Get Started: If you still need some motivation to begin meditating, this post could provide it.
  6. Meditation Techniques; Know the benefits you can get: Learn what benefits different mediation techniques have to offer.
  7. Reboot Your Brain With Practical Meditation: Do you feel like your brain needs a reboot? Mediation could be the answer, as this post shows.


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