Moving away from the urban area may act as a reason of loneliness and may create stress of being away from the world. In the beginning, when someone goes for farm living, the person may also get the thoughts of moving back to the urban life because of the above-mentioned reasons.
But slowly and gradually the happiness that farm living gives starts becoming incomparable. Where does this happiness come from? How this happiness develops? How farm living can give happiness?
The answer to all these questions is “meditation”.
What is Meditation?
Meditation is a term that we have been hearing often for a long time now. It generally means concentrating or focusing on an object, some sound, your breath or visualizing something. This is done get aware of the present moment, to feel relaxed, to reduce any kind of stress and for spiritual, emotional and personal growth.
Many benefits of meditation have been discovered over the years.
Benefits of Meditation
Meditation is getting more popular because of its known and experienced benefits. Meditation is been used by most people of all age groups, from children to teenagers to old people, in all walks of life. Meditation has a lot of benefits which are experienced by most people who have been practicing meditation:
It fights the effects of stress on one’s mind and body. Many people are leading a stressful life maybe because of the work, family issues or some other issues. Meditation at a quiet place like farm really serves as a stress buster.
Meditation helps in fighting depression. People who go into depression because they are not able to take the stress may be helped by choosing farm living and going for meditation there.
People who complain about not been able to have a sound sleep have also got benefited from meditation.
In children, meditation can help in improving the academic results and can also help in reducing the conflicts among children.
The physical health and immunity of a person doing meditation also improves gradually as the person’s stress level is reduced.
While meditation helps in bringing a positive change in your own self, it also helps in improving your relationship with others as you start getting to know yourself better.
All these benefits of meditation bring happiness in the life of a person and also change the personality of a person.
How to do Meditation?
Though people often imagine people doing meditation by chanting “om” sitting on the floor in a cross-legged position. This is a general image that people have when we talk about meditation. But the truth is that this only one way of mediation whereas there are many more ways to practice meditation. You may do it in a standing position, walking, sitting on a chair or lying down. Apart from the position of meditation, what is more important is to choose a style that suits you and that you can pursue. People who choose farm living can get a perfect environment for meditation as they are close to nature, away from the noise of the city and have pure and fresh surroundings. Many people also buy farms on sale dedicate for this purpose.
You can start by simply making it a habit to meditate daily maybe just for a few minutes. It would certainly take time to see the result and it may vary from individual to individual. For some people the results may start showing up in just a few days whereas for others it may take a few weeks or months.
You can gradually increase the time for meditation as per your convenience and desire to do it. Some people also find it difficult to find time for meditation but you must try to make out time in the beginning and then slowly you would yourself want to dedicate time to it.
Meditation can actually change your life in a positive direction and you will enjoy your life even more than you do at present.