Guided Meditation is simply using a script, if you will, to use during your meditative times. Guided meditation can be especially good for beginners and can help them to remove negative energy from their body and soul. Guided meditation, though, is not only for the beginning student. Many people find it difficult to concentrate completely when meditating and this is a good way to make yourself focus on what you are doing.
Many of the guided meditation techniques used today are very non denominational. This offers a universal appeal for the body and soul. If you read a guided meditation, it's often helpful to play a background of soft music.
You'll find a guided meditation for the body and soul will usually consist of three main parts:
1. Relaxation: This important part of guided meditation is needed to relax and relieve the stress on your body and soul. You will be more open to your affirmations and spiritual growth when you are completely at ease.
2. Scene/Reflection/Affirmations: This is the heart of any guided meditation, guided or otherwise. You mind, body, and soul merge into one being of peace and harmony. This is a time of spiritual growth as you use scenes, reflections, and affirmations to help strengthen your body and soul.
3. Return or Count Out: This step prepares your body and soul or reentering your normal day-to-day activities. You will feel at peace and energized; ready to face what the world may throw your way.
Guided meditation offers specific formats and affirmations for each of these steps. Whichever guided meditation you choose is a decision you should make based upon your own spirituality. Try to find a guided meditation that helps your body and soul unite. Find one that speaks to your mind, but can help remove the negative energies that surround our body and soul. This can be a great way to start your day and begin on the right foot.
Guided meditation is perfect for couples or families who want to practice meditation together as one. In combination with spiritual guidance and positive thinking, the body and soul begin to feel the pressures of everyday lift away. Soon you will feel recharged and rejuvenated. You will also feel closer as family or couple. Guided meditation does not have to be a private matter, but you can benefit in different ways if your guided meditation is completed within the company of others. This style of meditation is often used along with other techniques as a warm up to provide the proper mental state.
On a final note, when you end your guided meditation experience, try to leave with feelings of good will for those you know. Think about each person that means a great deal to you. Focus on using your body and soul to convey positive energy to those you care about. This is a terrific way to feel as though you have reached out and given a breath of good will to your fellow man.