This practice canters on being fully present in the moment, anchoring our attention in the here and now to distract from worries and quell anxiety.
During mindfulness meditation, individuals may focus on their breath, bodily sensations, thoughts, feelings, or sounds in their environment.
Various meditation techniques have proven effective
in managing anxiety. Each type offers unique approaches
to soothing the mind and finding inner tranquility.
Let's explore some of these!
Best Meditation Techniques for Anxiety
breath, bodily sensations, thoughts, feelings
Involving the use of affirmations.
It helps achieve a state of relaxation, focusing on positive assertions.
relaxation, focusing on positive assertions
love for oneself and others
By fostering feelings of compassion and love for oneself and others, this technique helps in managing anxiety and promoting emotional well-being.
By promoting body awareness and relaxation, this method aids in reducing anxiety.
Returning to ourselves, we shift our attention to the present moment, recognising that everything is fine. Our body is relaxed, peaceful, and safe.
Body Scan or Progressive Relaxation
attention to the present moment
channeling and releasing anxiety
Incorporating movement can be helpful in channeling and releasing anxiety, allowing it to flow through the body and dissipate.
deep breathing or 4-7-8 breathing
Various controlled breathing methods, such as deep breathing or 4-7-8 breathing, can significantly calm the mind and body.
Each technique can be practiced independently or combined to suit individual preferences and needs.
It is essential to experiment with different approaches to find the one that resonates best with you.