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What is meditation and What do I do?
Meditation is taking the time to quiet your mind.
Here is one method
Mindfulness: is a basic method to quiet the mind. Usually focusing on your breath.
1.Sit and find a quiet place
2.Focus on your breath as you inhale
3.Focus on your breath as you exhale
It's that simple, and on the other hand it's that hard.
Your mind will start wandering thinking about everything else. Be patient, go back to your breath.
you can even say
As I breath in , I am breathing in,
As I breath out, I am breathing out.
You keep bringing yourself back to your breath.
HOW LONG? Start with 1 minute, work up to 10 to 20 minutes at a time.
Some people repeat a Mantra (a word or sound repeated to aid concentration in meditation),such as OM, Siddho Hum Peace, Love. You choose what works for you.
Thich Nhat Hanh, a Buddist monk has written many books on this subject