Sound of nature for mindfulness meditation.


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It had been proven scientifically that mindfulness meditation is good and healthy. It is however better when aided by some useful things like the sound of nature. Nature is perfect. It is a fact that nature is calming. The sound of nature gives a rare kind of calmness. Such calming sounds as rain, stream, cool breeze and all.

This why the sound of nature is used for meditation. Mindfulness meditation comes from psychology. It is generally a process of focusing on the internal and external party of an individual.

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From observation, as humans, we are naturally busy. Some men go out every day to look for something to give the family. For some women, they only have the role of taking care of the kids. There are also working mums. In all these cases, there is rarely a time when these individuals come to the realization of the fact that they have lost connection with the present.

Truth is, it is not as though they want to do this, that is, not care a fig about what is happening to them, they do! But sadly, they are carried away with business. They do not care about their feelings, their thoughts and all. They are lost.

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As a practice, mindfulness has been discovered to purposefully draw attention to the present. In other words, the main aim of mindfulness meditation is to bring the individual to the present without any form of distraction.

History has it that this mindfulness meditation is an ancient practice. Also, it has been discovered that this practice takes root in Buddhism. Still practiced today by many Buddhists it is believed that it helps in sieving the normal thoughts of the mind accumulated by day to day preoccupations and drifting the mind towards seeing the present and most importantly, seeing it from a larger perspective. As earlier stated, it was first practiced in Buddhism, but it was until recently that things changed and the mainstream medicine started to acknowledge it as a medicinal means of calming.

The Professor, Jon Kabat-Zinn helped in bringing this practice into mainstream medicine and proving that the practice of mindful meditation is sure to bring positive changes in both physical and mental makeups. The usefulness of nature to the success of a good meditation will be discussed in subsequent paragraphs.


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What does mindfulness meditation do?

• It is a fact that this practice helps to connect with the present. This means that people who practice it do not have to get caught up in worries about what the future holds hold regrets over whatever might have happened in the past and this automatically translates to the fact that they can easily connect to other persons in terms of building relationships.
• As earlier stated in the text, it has been proven scientifically. It is true that mindfulness meditation helps to improve the wellbeing physical health. Mindfulness helps to relieve stress; it helps to improve deepened sleep; reduce chronic pain and many more.

Why is the sound of nature is useful for meditation?

It has been observed that when listening to nature, the connection of the brain shows an outward-directed focus of attention. However, when listening to artificial sounds, the reverse is the case. Sounds of nature, naturally has a connection with the brain. It is only left for individuals to make use of it during mindfulness meditation. The sound of nature has been discovered be the best air for meditation. So if you want to have the best time while meditating, the sound of nature should be your aid.

There are many ways to practice mindful meditation but the aim of all ways is to make sure that the person involved gets focused on the present.

One of the many ways to practice mindfulness meditation is by sitting with eyes closed and cross-legged with a straight back on a chair. Then consciousness is drawn to the rate of breathing. Whenever the person gets distracted, it is a matter of compulsion that they accept the distraction in a non-judgmental way and return to focusing on the breathing. Whenever this process is being carried out, it is important for the person doing it to realize that, firstly, they have to go with the flow.

Secondly, it is important for the individual to pay attention. This aspect is also very important because it tells the person doing it to focus on some things like sounds, the sights (even though the eyes night be closed) and touch that make up their day-to-day activities.

The main purpose of doing this is not to hold onto a particular sensation, no! It is to allow these sensations to come freely into the mind and go freely too. Lastly, the individual involved must also learn to be persistent. Although, it might not make sense at first, however, it is sure to do so with persistence.

All these are sure to help in making sure that the meditation process is observed calmly but the crux of this article is to show how useful the sounds of nature is to meditation.

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Google has recommended meditation to its employees with the belief that it is going to help to increase their level of productivity. The Zen master deemed it fit for their workers to carry out mindfulness meditation for “emotional intelligence” and high productivity.

In conclusion, it is important to state here that the best aid to mindfulness meditation is sound f nature. The sound of nature is very key to the full achievement of a successful meditation.

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