Meditation is purely an exercise of the mind that focuses on concentration or reflection.
Benefits of Meditation
- Relaxed mind and body
- Decreased chronic pain, anxiety and insomnia
Increased immune system
Types of Meditation
- Transcendental meditation: involves the silent or vocal repetition of a word or phrase, called a mantra, to focus the mind
- Mindfulness meditation: focuses on sensations, perceptions and thought, while casting aside judgments as they occur
- Walking/Visualization meditation: focuses on words or images without developing thoughts or beliefs
There are many types of meditative exercises. It's best to speak with a trained professional to determine what will work best for you.
8000 E. Prentice Ave, Suite D-10
Greenwood Village, CO 80111
Susan Ash-Lee MSW, LCSW
Susan teaches guided imagery and journaling techniques that involve the whole body and emotions that can be very useful.