03/18/2013 08:07 am ET Updated Mar 18, 2013

Meditation Made Simple: Learn How To Step Back With Headspace

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.

Enter Headspace.

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.

What is meditation? We all know that meditation is good for us and has countless benefits. But what does it actually consist of and what can you expect from your first meditation session? Here, our friends at Headspace tackle that very question for you.

Meditation Made Simple: Learn How To Step Back

Enjoying this series? Start your own practice at Headspace.com.

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