Chronic stress is what led me to meditate on a serious level. I had an awareness of meditation; however, I was led to believe it was a woo-woo practice for those who were not ‘saved’ by GOD. I am so thankful that I did not allow this untruth to hold me hostage to a condition that was killing me softly.
My first thoughts of meditation was what is this woo-woo stuff / how in the world am I going to be able to sit still and be quiet / I have too much going on to meditate / how is this going to help me. All of this filled my mind, yet I figured it would not hurt to give it a try.
Meditation is essentially the art of focusing your attention. Whether you focus on your breath, a mantra (or scripture) or use visualization; meditation is simply being intentional with your focus.