Meditation for Skin
Meditation is a great way to rejuvenate the skin. Meditation doesn't only keep our skin look good but it also improves our health condition. Our founder, Shana, has also experienced significant improvements of her own skin through practicing meditation.
There are many forms of meditations such as yoga, prayer, chakra, ...
She recommends Chan Meditation (Chan is pronounced as "Zen" in Japanese),
How to meditate
Meditating every day with consistency is the most important.
Find the best time you can commit every single day so you can make it as a daily routine.
It is THE BEST to do one hour a day. But as long as you are consistent, try just 10 minutes daily to start!
Sit on the ground in the comfortable position, half-lotus or full-lotus position.
You can place your right hand on the top of left hand in front of your navel comfortably.
You can close your eyes or slightly open your eyes.
Breathe normally toward your belly-botton (navel called Dantian in Chinese).
You can count from one to ten and from ten to one. Count on every exhalation.
It is the best to do it in a quite place without any music.
Notice your excessive thoughts and let it go.
"Meditation is a journey through stillness that will restore your physical, mental, emotional and spiritual balance. Along the way you will unfold your inherent wisdom, discover your inner sanctuary and develop a deep sense of peace.
At the most basic level, the powerful techniques of Chan meditation will help you help you develop greater focus and concentration with an immediate and practical application to your life, enhancing your work and daily routines. As your concentration power grows with regular practice, you will become calm and centered. You will beomce healthier and function more effectively at whatever you put your mind to.
While meditation is not a substitute for medical care, it is extremely beneficial to your overall health. Medical studies have shown that meditation reduce stress, improves memory and lowers blood pressure. "
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