Meditation is an approach to training the mind, similar to the way that fitness is an approach to training the body. But many meditation techniques exist — so how do you learn how to meditate?

Moodzie believes that meditation of some form is essential in order for a person to relax fully, as meditation can be one of the most calming feelings we may achieve, and Moodzie has some tips for those struggling to meditate. As it surely is very tough for someone just starting out and meditating for multiple hours, as many cannot even comprehend that, however at the start any progress is really progress, as rather being discouraged Moodzie would aim to state that one must remain focused on their goals, and hope to improve gradually, rather than simply setting goals one doubts themselves they will not achieve. Moodzie will now highlight the different types of meditation one can do. Concentration meditation involves focusing on a single point. This could entail following the breath, repeating a single word or mantra, staring at a candle flame, listening to a repetitive gong, or counting beads on a mala. Since focusing the mind is challenging, a beginner might meditate for only a few minutes and then work up to longer durations.

In this form of meditation, you simply refocus your awareness on the chosen object of attention each time you notice your mind wandering. Rather than pursuing random thoughts, you simply let them go. Through this process, your ability to concentrate improves. Another one would be that of mindfulness meditation, as mindfulness meditation encourages the practitioner to observe wandering thoughts as they drift through the mind. The intention is not to get involved with the thoughts or to judge them, but simply to be aware of each mental note as it arises.

Through mindfulness meditation, you can see how your thoughts and feelings tend to move in particular patterns. Over time, you can become more aware of the human tendency to quickly judge an experience as good or bad, pleasant or unpleasant. With practice, an inner balance develops. In some schools of meditation, students practice a combination of concentration and mindfulness. Many disciplines call for stillness — to a greater or lesser degree, depending on the teacher. There also other forms of meditation such as walking meditation, or ancient monk techniques, however these two listed above are simpler to follow, and very beneficial, as they will help one relax a lot more, and Moodzie believes, it will also help one think better and in, a clearer state of mind, while improving your mood and emotional regulation.

Moodzie believes that mindfulness assists with calming.  Here are some tips to bring your attention to the present moment.

Here are some great tips for meditation to help you to calm your mind and body:

Tip 1:  Site to access Angelic Meditation music that calms and heals:

Great tip by Natalie Clarke

This music is incredibly beautiful and the only music I listen too when creating apps and books. Some special songs are included in the mood tool for young ones to listen to and heal their emotions.  I am so grateful that this healing music will help children across the World.

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Tip 2:  Smilie Mind, a fantastic mindfulness app for children

A great tip by Natalie Clarke

  1. Sit or lie comfortably.
  2. Close your eyes.
  3. Make no effort to control the breath; simply breathe naturally.
  4. Focus your attention on the breath and on how the body moves with each breath in and each breath out.

Visit Smilie Mind for more details:

Mindfulness Meditation | Smiling Mind

Smiling Mind is a non-for-profit web and app-based meditation program developed by psychologists and educators to help bring minfulness into your lfe.

Smiling Mind on the App Store

Read reviews, compare customer ratings, see screenshots and learn more about Smiling Mind. Download Smiling Mind and enjoy it on your iPhone, iPad and iPod touch.

Smiling Mind – Android Apps on Google Play

Smiling Mind is modern meditation, a unique web and app-based program developed by psychologists and educators to help bring balance to people’s lives. Just as we eat well and stay fit to keep our body healthy, meditation is about mental health and looking after the mind.

Tip 3:  Site to access Angelic MeditationVideos

A Great Tip by Natalie Clarke

I just love angel therapy by Doreen Virtue. Here are fantastic video meditations for healing. You can also visit her website at:

Doreen Virtue – Official Angel Therapy Website

Keep your sight focused upon Divine light, and don’t allow darkness to pull you down or distract you from your mission.

Tip 4:  Here is a great app to download for meditation

Great tip by Michelle Gui

Deep Relaxation- Yoga Nidra Lite

• Highly effective stress management tool
• Can be used before sleep to manage insomnia
• Useful for study and work to bring clarity and focus and to release mental tension
• Suitable for all levels, beginners to advanced
• One complete 10 minute guided relaxation practice

Yoga Nidra is a systematic and scientific method of inducing deep and complete physical, mental and emotional relaxation. It is an ancient technique based on the time tested principles of yoga and through regular practice one can easily develop a sense of deep relaxation, calmness and peace.

Created by Madhav West, a highly experienced yoga and meditation teacher. Madhav received 4 years full time professional training at the Satyananda Yoga Academy Australia and the Bihar School of Yoga in India in Yogic Science. He is also qualified in the field of Health Science and Naturopathic Medicine.’

Deep Relaxation – Yoga Nidra Lite on the App Store

Read reviews, compare customer ratings, see screenshots and learn more about Deep Relaxation – Yoga Nidra Lite. Download Deep Relaxation – Yoga Nidra Lite and enjoy it on your iPhone, iPad and iPod touch.

Tip 5:  Here is a great app to download for meditation:

Great tip by Linda Cosgrove


Calm is the #1 app for mindfulness and meditation to bring more clarity, joy and peace to your daily life. Start your journey to a calmer mind with the app that’s trusted by millions and featured in the New York Times.

Calm is the perfect meditation app for beginners, but also includes hundreds of programs for intermediate and advanced meditators and gurus.

Guided meditation sessions are available in lengths of 3, 5, 10, 15, 20 or 25 minutes so you can choose the perfect length to fit with your schedule. Topics include:

* Calming Anxiety
* Managing Stress
* Deep Sleep
* Focus and Concentration
* Happiness
* Gratitude
* Self-Esteem
* Body Scan
* Loving-Kindness
* Forgiveness
* Non-judgement
* Commuting to work or school
* Walking meditation
* Calm Kids
* And so much more….

They have some great tips on their website too:

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Calm: Meditation to Relax, Focus & Sleep Better on the App Store

Read reviews, compare customer ratings, see screenshots and learn more about Calm: Meditation to Relax, Focus & Sleep Better. Download Calm: Meditation to Relax, Focus & Sleep Better and enjoy it on your iPhone, iPad and iPod touch.

Calm – Meditate, Sleep, Relax – Android Apps on Google Play

Need a little more calm in your life? Calm helps you meditate, sleep and relax.

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