A daily meditation practice can help you to feel more calm and centered in your life, and help you to manage overall stress. Research studies show that even a small amount of meditation each day can improve your health and reduce your reactivity to stress. You can practice meditation while seated on a chair via this simple Chair Meditation practice.
Find a comfortable seat and either bring your hands to prayer position at your chest, to help you center your awareness, or allow them to rest comfortably on your lap.
Focus on your breath.
With each inhale, feel stress dissolving away and leaving your body.
With each inhale, breathe in a sense of being calm and centered.
If your mind wanders, bring your awareness and focus back to your breath.
Sit quietly, focusing on your breath, for 1 – 10 minutes.