The hows and whys of meditation for beginners
Roger Stark, ksl: Meditation is not just for yoga instructors anymore.
A Ph.D. In Seattle includes meditation as a treatment protocol for a personality disorder, a midwife in Maine teaches its practice in preparing women for childbirth, a Minneapolis business guru advocates it as a way to increase productivity, clinicians across the nation suggest it as a pain management regimen.
The practice of meditation and the principles of what is being called “mindfulness” are being brought into life’s mainstream as the many benefits are being recognized and embraced.
But for many, mediation is still a bit mystical and a strange practice they do…