Life can be stressful. Meditation is a practice to alleviate stress, improve focus, and train your attention. It has its roots in countries like India, China, and Japan, and has grown in popularity among Western countries over the last several years. It can greatly improve your mental and physical health, and it only takes 10 minutes a day.

 

Guided meditations, in particular, are especially helpful for beginners as they will direct you throughout. They come in many different lengths, and can focus on a range of topics, ranging from loving kindness to body scans. This medically reviewed article by Insider contains an overview of meditations, their benefits, and guides to meditate with success. Check it out!

How to Meditate