With the stream of scientific and anecdotal evidence showing us the benefits of meditation, it’s no wonder that it’s touted as the tool for a happy and healthy existence. While rave reviews and stories of changed lives sure inspire us to want to try it for ourselves, it’s not always easy to know where to start.
Headspace is a project that has set out to simplify meditation, to make it bite-sized, accessible and relevant to your every day life. And we’ve teamed up to break it down for you to get the basics just right and show you that anyone and everyone can experience the benefits of meditation.
It's honesty time: Everyone who learns to meditate encounters obstacles at some time or another. Isn't it reassuring to know you're in good company?
Fortunately, every obstacle has an antidote. In fact, many times, simply recognizing and acknowledging the obstacle for what it really is can help you over come it. Below, find some of the most common meditation obstacles and helpful remedies for dealing with them.
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