The basics of mindfulness meditation are surprisingly simple

Kids meditation meditationiStockAnyone can do it.

The INSIDER Summary:

• Studies show that meditation has health benefits.
• Mindfulness meditation is really easy.

• It involves relaxing your body and regulating your emotions.

Meditation provides all sorts of benefits, so it’s no wonder that it’s become a favourite habit of tons of successful people. But if you’re not familiar with it, the concept can be confusing.

Mindfulness medidation, one branch of the practice, might actually be easier than you thought. We made this infographic that shows you the basics, combining advice from some of the best books on meditation, like “The Miracle of Mindfulness” by Thich Nhat Hanh, “Start Where You Are” by Pema Chodron, and “10% Happier” by Dan Harris.

Here’s how to get started on mindfulness meditation.

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