Getting started with meditation
In a time where life has been uncertain, the world has been in turmoil, and fear may have crept into every corner of our life, the need for calm is more important than ever.
Enter meditation, an easy-to-try tool in your mindfulness toolbox that can transform your mind from negative, fearful and scary thought patterns, and restore your thinking with clarity, positivity and a sense of calm.
“In times of great tension, a mind that is calm and composed will endure any storm”
Whether you dabble in a session once a week or develop a daily practice, giving yourself over to the calming magic of meditation will bring peace into your life.
And if you stick with it and make it a regular part of your routine, you’ll start to notice how things that usually make you all hot and bothered, have less of a hold on you. You’ll feel calmer and better equipped to take on life’s challenges, and you’ll find peace of mind.
Get started with guided meditations
Below, we dive into a few of our favourite meditations from Insight Timer to get you started on your journey.
Insight Timer is home to a huge collection of guided meditations by amazing industry experts. Best of all, a large collection is free! These online classes are great for anyone, whether you're just getting started or a seasoned meditator. They even have a collection of meditations just for kids.
It can be hard to know where to start when there are so many to choose from, so we have listed 10 free meditations that can be done in the comfort of your own home.
So create your own soul space, get cosy and zen your mind!
Our 10 favourite free meditations on Insight Timer:
You'll be feeling a greater sense of calm by treating yourself to one (or more!) of the above meditations. Want to expand your mindfulness practice even further? Our Mindfulness Guided Journal helps to bring more zen into your life.