Pressure. We all have it, to some degree. It may be financial, work-related, or even caused by relationships with family and friends. As human beings, we are hard-wired to react automatically to stressful situations. It’s common to bounce from one crisis to the next, putting out fire after fire as you react to whatever comes your way.
But how can we learn to deal with the pressures we face so they don’t take us off our path in achieving our goals?
Meditation. When we meditate, we release feel-good hormones like oxytocin and serotonin. Our heart rate and blood pressure normalize, and we can even improve our immune system. That's why I've developed a simple but effective meditation you can do anytime, anywhere. (Listen to the audio instructions at the bottom of this article!) But first, a little more about how meditation works.