You’ve heard that mindful meditation could help you manage your anxiety and stress. It could have a lot of other benefits, too. So what’s keeping you from trying it? Maybe you think it’s difficult to do. Maybe you don’t think you could sit still “that long.” In this episode of the Woman Worriers podcast, host Elizabeth Cush, LCPC, a licensed professional therapist and founder of Progression Counseling in Annapolis, Md., takes the mystery out of mindful meditation. She explains what it is and how to get started and offers a brief guided meditation so you can experience mindfulness for yourself.
Listen and learn:
A simple definition of mindful meditation
Different “anchors” you can use to focus your attention
How eating can be a form of mindful meditation
Advantages of using the breath as your anchor
Why you can’t expect to clear your mind
What you’re doing for your brain when you meditate
How to make time to meditate
> Request a free guide to starting a meditation practice.
> Guided meditations from Progression Counseling
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