Meditation is a form of art which is invaluable for improving your physical health and relieving stress. There are different forms and techniques of medication and any of them can help you in feeling refreshed. Meditation is a process that does not have to involve sitting cross legged over the floor or perform any exhausting breathing ritual. You also don't have to empty your mind in order to meditate. Meditation is basically an art of relaxing while staying awake and allowing the mind to get away from the daily chaos and confusion we all live within.
There are different ways in which one can meditate and various techniques are taught by varying counselors, religious groups, alternative and holistic medicine specialist, psychologists and psychiatrists. The first step goes towards finding an apt and quite place. For example in the Zen Buddhism meditation, you can meditate by sitting on a comfortable chair or any other place. For any other medication also, you can meditate just about anywhere, even in a grocery store. The beauty of meditation is the fact that it can be performed anywhere and at any time.
The trick while meditating would be trying to focus your mind on some scene that you find to be peaceful and restful. You can imagine just about anything -- a running river, an ocean, a quiet lake, green mountains etc.. According to meditation experts, this is called "finding your quite place" within your mind. You can also go for the incessant "voices" that many people here in mind. This will assist you in getting relaxed. Continue by breathing deeply. Keep inhaling air through your nostrils till the time you feel that the chest is full of air. Now slowly exhale the air from your mouth and feel your mind and body getting relaxed with this simple meditation technique.
An important tip would be thinking about you being important part of universe and the reality of ebb and flow in life while meditating. Also think about places, people and important things in your life. As you think deeply, you will be able to locate peace and stand in your life. Meditating this way will help you to understand your importance in life and will open a threshold with new possibilities and happenings around you. You will be able to appreciate the fact that you are alive and are a part of the microcosm of the universe.