Everyone has their ways into going into mediation. Silence may not be the key for some to enter their mind to nothing. Music can help others to think on their breathing, and it can calm and make you feel relaxed. So here are the steps in using music during a meditation process.
1) Choose your music appropriate. Meditation requires quiet, easing, dreamy music, so no rock, metal, hip hop, or songs that are meant to make you move. The best kind of music for Meditation is New Age, Meditation, Yoga, and Pilate . Once you find your kind of music, then we start.
2) Place your stereo, or whatever your music plays on not to close to your meditation spot, and not too far. Sometimes having it too close will cause a distraction, and having it too far might cause worry. So think of it like a balance of your room.
3) Keep the volume low enough to where you can still hear it without having to focus to hear it. So not too low! You do not want it too loud because it will cause distractions.
4) Listen to some of the music before you actually start meditation. This is to put you into the mood, and to help start relaxing you. Sometimes new music will make you curious to hear it, so get use to the track.
5) Make sure your music doesn't stop until you're done meditating. Give your music a good 10 to 20 minutes of playing before it stops. So start at track 1.
6) Go with the flow. If the music has slow breathing, try to breath with it, and try to keep your mind blank.
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