How to Meditate in 5 Easy Steps

Meditation is both very simple and very complex. Each of the five "easy" steps are of course much easier said than done, but these five steps provide a simple framework for any meditation you might do, even if each step takes a lot of practice—or even a lifetime—to master.

 

The Five Steps

Step 1: Pay Attention
Step 2: Notice When Your Mind Has Wandered
Step 3: Acknowledge Where Your Mind Is
Step 4: Let Go Of The Distraction
Step 5: Redirect Your Attention Back To Where You Want It

The Five Steps

Step 1: Pay Attention
Step 2: Notice Your Mind Has Wandered
Step 3: Acknowledge Where Your Mind Is
Step 4: Let Go Of The Distraction
Step 5: Redirect Your Attention