Do you mediate?

Singapore
May 1, 2007 11:41am CST
Meditation has been proven as an effective way to hand stress and pressures of daily life. Though recent studies have shown that over-doing it can have side effects, moderate use of mediation can improve mental health. Do you mediate? If so, in what form and technique?
4 responses
@vijigopi (991)
• United States
4 May 07
I am not so advanced as to meditate. I just try to concentrate as much as I can on my favorite image or a quality of God and try to keep the concentration continuous. Meditation is that thing that comes just before the last stage of illumination. I haven't gone that far yet.
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• Singapore
5 May 07
Meditation isn't really that hard, if you're not trying too hard to get it right. The trick is just to relax and enjoy the ride :)
@lillake (1634)
• United States
1 May 07
I try to take time to meditate everyday. I find it helps calm me and helps me to think better with a clear mind.
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• Singapore
2 May 07
I'm taking to start meditating again, thanks for the suggestion lilake
@ALouie (118)
• United States
3 Dec 07
Yes, I do meditate. Informally, I try to think about my breathing pattern and clear my mind.More formally, I meditate by listening to meditation compact discs. How much meditation is "over-doing" it? and what are the side effects? This is an intriguing study.
• United States
1 May 07
yes I do, I do the traditional sitting position, I pray that way too, i have some great quotes void the crowd. Do your own thinking independently. Be the chess player, not the chess piece. -Ralph Charell Do you prefer that you be right, or that you be happy? -A Course in Miracles If we could see the miracle of a single flower clearly, our whole life would change. -Buddha Being considerate of others will take your children further in life than any college degree. -Marian Wright Edelman Adversity causes some men to break; others to break records. -William A. Ward Own only what you can carry with you; know language, know countries, know people. Let your memory be your travel bag. -Alexander Solzhenitsyn Am I not destroying my enemies when I make friends of them? -Abraham Lincoln