Best Meditation for Depression
meditation is one of the best ways to overcome depression with only
“positive side effects” like increased sense of
and lowered stress chemicals. But how do you try to sit and
on meditation when your brain is too exhausted and scattered to focus
This is the problem with trying to do
mindfulness meditation for depression all by yourself.
MEDITATION FOR DEPRESSION?
let's quickly discuss the benefits of meditation and depression
treatment. While this isn't medical advice, this overview
help you understand how meditation treats depression.
widely known that meditation can be an excellent form of depression
treatment because meditation done regularly enhances the body's ability
to maintain a more positive mental state. Why is this
Because as a part of the meditation process, your brain is
“shifted” into a more relaxed state of mind and
“breaks the cycle” of your
A picture is worth a thousand
words, so let's
take a quick look at this chart that illustrates how our minds regulate
how we act and why meditation is one of the best ways to overcome
you can see, having your mind in the beta state contributes to
depression and other negative emotions like paranoia and fear and is
where your mind gets into that “burned out,
with today's social pressures, most people spend most of their time in
the beta state of mind, which is why depression and other
“negative” emotions like anger are so wide spread.
you do meditation, you slow your brainwaves down to alpha, theta or
delta. When you do meditation for depression and get your
brainwaves into the routine of being in the alpha, theta or delta
states, you can break the cycle of depression that your
“beta” mind is encouraging. This allows
your mind to
relax. Once your mind is able to relax, it can start to renew.
of the best ways to overcome depression when you're starting out doing
meditation for depression, is to use a daily depression meditation that
includes either hypnosis or brainwave entrainment, or both, that gently
shifts your brain down into alpha, theta or delta brainwaves so you can
experience more inner peace right away.
This is more
and effective than trying to sit, breathe and focus your already
exhausted brain into learning meditation, especially when learning
anything is so difficult when you're depressed!
you use a
daily depression meditation that contains hypnosis or brainwave
entrainment, you're giving yourself the source of easy meditation
techniques to use when you're too depressed to
about learning meditation. Instead, you are relying on
technology to do the “meditation work”
now that you know why meditation is the one of the best ways to
overcome depression and that you can use technology to make these
benefits available to you even when you're too stressed and tired to
focus, you'll want to decide on the right guided meditation mp3 or
guided meditation cd for you.
a daily depression meditation that includes hypnosis and/or brainwave
entrainment that helps your brain “break the cycle”
depression is one of the best ways to overcome depression because you
are relying on today's technology to “prod” you
meditation, rather than relying on your overly-tired mind to focus
enough to try to find mindfulness meditation for depression all by
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