To be honest, most people who meditate probably do most of their meditation at home. Sure, some people will perform their meditation at a yoga class or somewhere similar, but for most people that’s not a daily occurrence so unless they’re an intermittent meditator, even those people will likely meditate more often at home than they do outside it.
1. Set aside some quiet space
This could be a separate room in your house or apartment (or even the garage!) if you’ve got the space.
Of it could just be a closed door that signals to other people in your household that you’re meditating and need some quiet time where you’re not interrupted.
Whichever way you do it matters less than the fact that you’re making sure that you set aside a quiet space to meditate in.
2. Set yourself a regular time
Most of us are creatures of habit.
Unless you’re working shifts, you’ll probably get up at the same time each weekday morning – and probably a different time on weekends.
You’ll do other things on a regular basis.
So it makes sense to meditate at approximately the same time every day. Maybe with a different schedule on weekends or days when you have other things that mean scheduling in a full meditation session would be more trouble than it was worth.
Once you’ve set a regular time, do your best to stick with it!
3. Choose a meditation method
You may be wondering why I’ve left this to third place.
The reason is that until you know that you’ve got a quiet space and a regular time slot, you won’t necessarily know which method will fit best with your routine.
For instance, breathing meditation can be as quick as a few minutes – just taking a few long, deep, breaths to get yourself into a quieter state. Or it could be longer if you prefer to listen to a guided meditation in which case you may have to allow somewhere between 15 and 60 minutes depending on the length of your chosen track.
Likewise, binaural beats tracks can last approximately the same length of time. But some programs vary in the length of time that’s needed, starting with 30 minutes and moving up to 60 minutes as you get further into the program and experience deeper meditative states. If that’s the case with your preferred program then you need to allow the relevant time not just now but in a few weeks time when you’re at a deeper level.
If you aren’t likely to have an hour to spare, there’s no point in choosing a program that starts or moves onto 60 minute sessions. But if you can spare the time, those can be some of the best – the one I use lasts 60 minutes and I play myself the binaural beats meditation track before I go to sleep.
Your choice but its better to make it before you commit to a method rather than finding yourself stuck for time and skipping days.
If you’re stuck for time but would like the simplicity of a binaural beats meditation then the Brain Evolution System would be perfect for you.