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Friday, February 19, 2010

Reduce Your Stress With Meditation

Reduce Your Stress With Meditation
Everyone experiences stress these days. School, work and home issues create stress in our lives. Some people leave it all behind while others are burdened by it everyday. How we handle stress is important for each of us to understand. If we do not handle stress well, we can end up unhappy and ill. There are strategies each of us can learn to handle stress. One such strategy is meditation. We all need to learn to slow down, stop, think and clear our minds. Calm our bodies and minds through meditation. Meditate, breathe, relax and enjoy.

General Adaptation Syndrome, the model designed by Hans Selye, identified the three stages that people will go through when they are stressed out. In the first stage, according to Hans Selye, the body goes on a kind of alarm system that helps it realize a threat. In this state, Cortisol is released through the body. In the second stage the body becomes unable to deal with the stress and becomes depleted. And in the last stage the body breaks down and causes exhaustion in the immune system. This can make it hard for the body to fight off illnesses and many people get sick. We all need to learn to slow down, stop think and clear our minds. We need to calm our bodies and minds. We need to meditate, breathe, relax and enjoy life. Meditation can teach us how.

Can Meditation Relieve Stress? Meditation can be a great method to help reduce stress in a person's body. Calming the mind through meditation gives a person the feeling of being control and ability to deal with stress. We need to slow down, stop, think and clear our minds. This feeling of calm and control lets you know that your meditation was successful. We need to calm our bodies and minds. Stress in the body can deplete the immune system leaving you prone to illness. Through meditation you begin reducing your stress in the body and are better able to stay healthy. Routine practice of meditation helps to improve health and fight off illnesses. Meditate, breathe, relax and enjoy this feeling of well being.

The next time you are stressed out, think about calming the body down through meditation. We need to slow down, stop, think and clear our minds. Meditation is an option for reducing stress. Your problems may not always go away but think about calming your mind and body through meditation. We need to calm our bodies and minds. We will be able to better emotionally deal with our problems and stress at the same time build an endurance against stress. Clear your mind, relax your body and allow health and well being to preside over your being. Meditate, breathe, relax and enjoy.

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About the Author

Ms. Doyle's life mission has always been to help others. She is a licensed Counselor who has been working in New York City since 1981. Ms. Doyle is solution oriented. Ms. Doyle enjoys helping people find their own power and create their own destinies and welcomes you to her website invite ng you to join in her E-Counseling and Personal Growth community.

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