Aging is not always easy. You have more time on your hands than you are used to, you have lost your identity at work, and your health is not usually on an upward trend.
Meditation will not only help you mentally but physically as well.
I have been watching Kyle Cease videos lately. He is a comedian turned mindset guru (my terminology, not his). I've learned much from him about living from the heart... and this his his explanation on meditation.
Time is one of the few commodities we cannot save or store. Even as seniors with more time with most, we need to use it wisely. Everyone is allotted 24 hours in a day -- what will you do with it.
It would seem spending 1/2 to one hour sitting perfectly still doing nothing might easily fall into the category of a useless activity devouring precious time.
Well, let's look at the benefits achieved through regular meditation practice. Then you will realize this is not a time waster and provides great benefits to us!
Have you ever heard this one?
Prayer is where you talk to God, Meditation is where you Listen...
Meditation Quotes here.
Why should we meditate? Oh so many reasons!
One of the first techniques I used was sound technology employing binaural beats which have been proven to balance the left and right hemispheres.
The results are immediate. Within a few minutes of putting on the headphones your left and right hemispheres are balanced in a Zen-like state. Within weeks of using binaural beat technology I began experiencing profound shifts in my thinking, attitude and many would even say my appearance.
Now you can easily decide if meditation is a waste of your time. I tell you, it is not.
You can also read more about meditation here as part of the Workshop provided by this site!