Do you meditate? If so – are you consistent with your practice? And if you don’t meditate, would you like to start? I’ve got some meditation tips for women over fifty in today’s post.
Here’s a collection of information all about meditation – how to start, how to use different types of meditation, and perhaps most importantly – the very real, noticeable benefits of meditation for women over fifty. Once you’ve read this, you will understand not just why you should meditate, but how simple it is to get started and to build a consistent practice.
I’ve even got a FREE meditation planner to help you out! Find it at the bottom of the post!
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Meditation Tips for Women Over Fifty
Heart health, weight gain, insomnia, anxiety, stress, reduced mental acuity, pain are some of the most common issues women experience, particularly when they become menopausal or post-menopausal.
The good news? Meditation can have a positive impact on every one of these issues. Best of all, meditation has absolutely zero negative side effects, unlike so many medications we could be prescribed these days.
If you need to get a firm grasp on your “why” for meditation, The Many Benefits of Meditation for Women at Midlife will give you solid reasons.
How do I sit? Where do I sit? How long do I sit? What do I think about while I am sitting? How do I breathe? Do I sing? Hum? Chant? What is supposed to happen?
These are just a few very common questions that meditation beginners have. In this guide, I give you both “expert” advice and answers to these questions, and the alterations I made that I found worked better for me. There aren’t strict rules about this stuff – you find a way that works best for you.
So if it feels better to lie down, lie down. If you want to be in a chair, well, that’s a choice you can make! Learn the basics while learning to tailor the information you receive to do what works for you and your meditation practice.
If you read the previous post and still want a bit more guidance. start here with 6 Short Guided Meditations for Beginners. These are all Youtube videos, and each guide approaches meditation a bit differently. Try them out and see whose style you respond best to. The student chooses the teacher.
Can meditation make you happier? Absolutely.
I work my way through a 10-day course on Meditation for Happiness as presented by Headspace (my favorite!) and share with you what I learn each step of the way. Try it for yourself – there’s a link in the post for a free Headspace trial!
Struggles to fall asleep, struggles to stay asleep. Very real problems for women over age fifty. How to Use Meditation for Better Sleep presents a 4-step process for using meditation to improve sleep quantity and quality.
We all know how vital sleep is to every aspect of our lives, and meditation will help you achieve the sleep you need.
Crystals may sound a little woo-woo or “out there” for women just learning to meditate. But there are some very specific reasons you may want to bring them into your practice!
Learn how to use crystals for grounding and focus. And, you will find out which are The Best Crystals for Meditation for Women Over Fifty because different crystals embody different traits and strengths.
Final Thoughts on Meditation Tips for Women Over Fifty
Are you convinced that it’s time to start meditating? I hope so!
Grab this FREE meditation planner to help you out!