Meditation Tips for Beginners: Guided Meditation

Guided meditation is a little bit like having your hand held, it’s helpful for those who are new at meditation or have some intimidating emotions that need to be addressed. You can attend a live guided meditation or listen to a recorded version. The range is vast as any form of meditation can be voice guided. With a gentle voice, guided meditations assist you in relaxing through breathing and often involve visualisation.

Guided imagery is one of the common practices where you are lead to think and visualise about certain images, states of mind or affirmations. These meditations often include seeing yourself as relaxed, confidence and in the place you want to be. You experience real feelings of happiness as though what you’ve visualized is real. This can be a powerful manifesting tool for obtaining what you want in your life. Within guided meditation, there is space for healing, self-improvement on all levels, practicing forgiveness of yourself and other and simply learning to relax. Chakra meditation allows you to bring the higher states of consciousness, allowing a heightened sense of spirituality. There is also body focused guided meditation that ask you to focus on your breathing and your body.

Guided Meditation For Everyone

Here are a few steps to take for guided meditation.

  1. Ask yourself what needs work within you at the moment. Maybe you’re tired and need to get a good night sleep. Perhaps you have a lot of stress and need to relax. If you feel afraid, there are guided meditations that assist you in feeling protected.
  2. Once you know what it is you need guidance on, find a teacher in your area that meets your needs. Alternatively, you can go online and search for guided meditation. There are many videos with good standing online.
  3. Find your sacred spot, lights some candles and get relaxed.
  4. Listen and follow your guide.

Whatever is happening in your life can be addressed and soothed through various forms of guided meditation. It is an invaluable tool in creating health and well-being while bringing forth your personal and spiritual growth. It is especially important to use this practice when you are having a hard time controlling your mind. Having a voice in the background that guides you through keeps you focused. It’s effects can bring forth new ways of thinking and bring sensations of true peace within.

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9 Comments

  1. March 11, 2017 / 7:45 am

    I have never tried meditation before. Something I|think i would like but never though of trying before. I will have to keep an eye out for anything local 🙂 \\\\\\\\\\\\\great tips.

  2. March 10, 2017 / 8:21 pm

    That makes it sound so simple. It’s bound to be beneficial.

  3. March 10, 2017 / 7:46 pm

    Great tips! I’m am not very good at relaxing naturally so having a guide to try to meditate and relax is really helpful for me. Will give this a try thanks.

  4. March 10, 2017 / 8:00 am

    I have enjoyed guided meditation as part of day retreats and have to say its an amazing experience and something I feel that self practice doesn’t give you….this is a really nice intro for those contemplating it.

  5. March 10, 2017 / 6:25 am

    I’ve never done meditation before but with such a busy life I’m sure it would be just what I need to relax x

  6. March 9, 2017 / 9:28 pm

    Some great tips and ones that i will be putting into proactice as i think this is just what i need to relax and contan my anxiety

  7. March 9, 2017 / 7:41 pm

    I’m currently listening to relaxing spa like music because I just felt like I needed a bit more zen in my life. Next on my list I meditation, so this post has come at the perfect time 🙂

    Helen x

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