Meditation Quote 64: “The more regularly and the more deeply you meditate, the sooner you will…” – Swami Kriyananda

By on June 25, 2014

We often talk about how a daily meditation habit can bring with it some great health benefits, such as less stress, beating anxiety and depression, and curing insomnia. One benefit that can easily be overlooked in all the medical research however, is inner peace.

Practicing meditation can bring with it a sense of inner peace and contentment. But unless you make it a regular habit, it can easily be a roller coaster ride of ups and downs…

You might have been to a meditation retreat, only to find yourself getting a punch in the face when you went back to “the real world”. In the same way sitting down for some days of meditation power sessions can do wonders, but only short lived bliss.

Now, mind you – don’t picture yourself as a GURU, always in a state of bliss and full of inner peace!

What I am talking about is that regular meditation makes it easier to get back to center, and “refocus” – and act from there.

In a hectic work or school environment, acting from a calm center is not always easy. But meditation can help us “take a step back”, be silent for a little moment, breathe deeply and get back in touch with that center.

So next time you find yourself in a hectic or stressful environment that can prompt some bad actions, see if you can take a step back and just be silent for a little bit while breathing and closing your eyes (if the situation permits).

Then take it from there..!

“The more regularly and the more deeply you meditate, the sooner you will find yourself acting always from a center of inner peace.”
– Swami Kriyananda

Do you find it hard to always act from a center of inner peace?

"The more regularly and the more deeply you meditate, the sooner you will find yourself acting always from a center of inner peace." - Swami Kriyananda

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About Adam Timm

A retired 9-1-1 operator, Adam lived for years chronically stressed before discovering the benefits of meditation. He then founded his company, ZenLife Services, to help others escape the daily grind and be happy again. ZenLife’s workshops and programs have been used by police agencies, elementary schools, colleges, and high-stress organizations around the country. Adam is an award-winning speaker, certified stress management consultant and author of the #1 bestselling book, “Stress is Optional! How to Kick the Habit.” Read more at Adam's website: ZenLife Services

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