Tuesday, March 16, 2010

How to Meditate Your Pain Away

On March 15, a new study published in the Journal of Pain, the peer-reviewed journal of the American pain Society, found meditation an effective tool in reducing pain and anxiety. Here are some tips to meditate your pain away.

MeditationGeek, a user-friendly meditation blog, recommends these simple steps to meditating minor pain away.

Step 1: Stabilize your mind

Step 2: Identify the area where you feel pain.

Step 3: Focus your mind to the pain sensation in the area.

Step 4: Notice if the pain sensation changes.

Step 5: If your mind wanders, gently bring your mind back to the object of your meditation, which is a focused awareness on pain. (MORE)

Source: The Independent

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