The Merkaba meditation technique is a very powerful meditation tool for transition, healing, manifestation, and ascension. Try to extend the periods of concentration and reduce the time spent lost in thoughts. A lot of people who are new to mediation meditation find it hard to stay focused. However, most people who are keen on learning meditation cannot actually learn this unique art because they are unaware of how to do it correctly or how to actually start if off and continue it for the coming future.
If you find it difficult to sit still for long periods of time, try interspersing walking meditation with sitting meditation. While in such a relaxed state it is very easy to feel more connected to everything around you, more aware and alive, which is why it is so popular.
As I concentrate on my breathing, gradually the thoughts disappear, I find myself starting to relax. This technique is basically the same as above except instead of the void in front of the eyes, the focusing is on the sound. The purpose of the meditation is to find yourself in a simple state of being.
The ability to easily handle stress and maintain a sense of clarity and stillness while life continues to unfold all around you is but one of the many fruits of regular meditation. This is the reason that most people have many doubts regarding meditation and its benefits in the long run.
While in other forms of meditation the mind is freed of all thoughts and ideas, in catholic meditation the exact opposite happens. Instead of saying “it takes a village” we could say “it takes meditation” because of all it offers. My thoughts drifted from month-old conversations to bizarre and completely unconnected parts of my life.