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10 Reasons To Start Meditating Today

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Why should you start meditating today? Believe it or not, you have a lot to gain from meditation. To be honest, I used to hate meditating. I would lie down with my eyes closed, and all I could hear were the thoughts in my head. It wasn’t very relaxing. Eventually, I learned to love meditating, though, and I realized that it actually has some very practical benefits!

Meditation has many benefits for the body and mind. It is an effective stress reliever and can lead to greater happiness, self-awareness, and peace. Studies show that meditating helps people to feel less anxious, more focused, and calmer. 

I now see meditation as an essential part of my practice as a witch. Spells and rituals are easier when you meditate regularly because you are less likely to be distracted with patterns of worry and fear. Often you’ll find that your meditation leads you into a powerful state of inner calmness and clarity, which can help you get the most out of your work as a witch or other spiritual practitioner.

When I meditate, I feel:

  • More confident and capable of taking on tasks without feeling stressed or overwhelmed. Meditation helps me center myself and take steps toward being more focused and motivated. 
  • Calm and relaxed. If I have many things on my mind, meditation helps me quiet my thoughts and become more at peace.
  • Creative and inspired. When I meditate, I can feel that my mind is slowing down, but it isn’t going to sleep! It’s as if the flow of ideas increases the longer I meditate.
  • Ready to take action but not frazzled. Although meditation helps you to relax, it isn’t the time for doing nothing.

Here are 10 reasons why you should consider starting a daily meditation practice.

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Meditation Helps You To Stay Calm 

If you feel stressed out or have a lot on your mind, meditation can help you stay calm. Relaxation and breathing techniques are commonly used in meditation to help the mind and body relax. By practicing meditation regularly, you will become better at controlling your stress levels.

Even outside of meditation, you will notice the difference. When you feel anxious or stressed, it’s easier to cope if you have a meditation practice in place.

You Will Become More Mindful

Mindfulness is the ability to be in the moment while also acknowledging and accepting any thoughts or feelings that may be present. You can become more mindful by meditating.

Meditation helps you be more mindful by improving your ability to be present and focus only on the current moment. Concentrate on your breath, and your meditation techniques will help you recognize when your mind is wandering off or daydreaming.

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Meditation Improves Your Witchcraft

When you practice a meditation technique for a while, it can become second nature. You will find yourself being more conscious of the present moment and less distracted by thoughts that appear in the future or past. This can help you to be more aware of your surroundings and how you feel about them. You will become more sensitive to the energy around you and sense the energy that other people don’t see or feel.

Meditation improves your magical abilities by making you more aware of your own energy and the energy of others. This can improve your ability to cast spells or to perform rituals. Eventually, you will be able to manipulate that energy easily.

You Will Gain Control Over Your Emotions 

Emotions are powerful, and it can be challenging to manage them. Some people feel overwhelmed by their feelings, while others seem to feel nothing at all.

If you’re having difficulty controlling your emotions, meditation can help you to gain more control over them. Focusing on your breathing and being mindful of the present moment will allow you to see your emotions for what they really are- just feelings that will pass eventually! You also have a better chance of dealing with negative thoughts and emotions if you practice meditation regularly.

Meditation can benefit your stoicism practice by helping you to overcome challenges that would typically make you feel anxious and stressed. Since meditation focuses on overcoming challenges without getting too emotional, it’s a good partner for stoicism.

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Meditation Improves Your Psychic Abilities 

Most spiritual people who meditate say that their psychic abilities have increased. You may feel that you can sense things more clearly when you meditate, or you may feel that you are more sensitive to energy. Either way, this seems like an obvious benefit of meditation!

To develop your telepathic abilities, you will need to practice meditation regularly. You’ll be able to hone your intuition, grow your spiritual awareness, and learn to see the future.

It Becomes Easier To Make Good Decisions 

Making decisions can be hard sometimes. Making the wrong decision or not being able to come to a decision can be frustrating. Meditation can help you by making it easier for you to make good decisions. 

If you have been struggling with something and don’t know the right decision, meditation will help you concentrate only on the present moment and not worry about future consequences. This can help you to see the pros and cons of all sides of a situation. 

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You Will Sleep Better

When you can control your thoughts and emotions, you will have a better chance of getting a restful night’s sleep. If you have trouble sleeping, practicing meditation may help you to sleep better. Meditation is excellent for calming the mind and relaxing the body. Calming down and stopping negative thoughts will help your body relax. 

Insomnia can make your life hell, so it is essential to try to find a way to sleep better. Meditation can help you sleep better, even when it’s not related to insomnia!

Because meditation calms the body and the mind, it benefits our sleep schedules and helps us get deeper, more restful sleep. 

Meditation Is One Way To Contact Spirits And Deities

If you are working with spirits or deities, you can use meditation to contact them. The brain works in mysterious ways that scientists don’t understand. I have interacted with spirits like angels, demonic spirits, and other non-physical entities using meditation. 

Meditation can give you the same ability as well! It can help you learn to contact spirits and deities because meditation puts your soul in a liminal space where spirits can break through more easily. 

Spirits are always around us, but we rarely interact with them because of a barrier between our world and theirs. You can use meditation to open this portal, allowing spirits to be closer to you.

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You Will Be Happier 

When we are more focused and less distracted, our lives are generally happier. Meditation allows us to cultivate positive attributes like love, compassion, kindness, and joy that will make us happier. 

When you meditate regularly, you can remove destructive attitudes and behaviors that might otherwise lead to unhappiness. Overall, meditation is an excellent practice for living a happier life!

And for those negative parts of ourselves that we will never truly be rid of, we can use meditation to find peace and acceptance. 

This can help people with mental illnesses because they can learn to see their negative feelings for what they truly are: just thoughts and emotions, not facts. 

Meditation Is One Way To Access The Akashic Records

The Akashic Records are a series of books that contain the history and information of everything that has ever happened or will ever happen in the universe. 

Accessing the Akashic Records is an advanced form of meditation, but it is possible to do. There are a few different ways to access the Akashic Records, but to do so, it is necessary to have a high level of spiritual awareness.

One way to access the Akashic Records is to use a guided meditation. The meditation will lead you to the Akashic Records, and you may be able to read their wisdom.