Tayler Bessette

Tayler is a graduate of Bridgewater State University with a Bachelor of Science in Psychology. She is a member of the Boston Heart Customer Care team. In her spare time she really enjoys photography, trying new things, anything psychology related, taking walks in the city and spending time with her boyfriend, friends, and family.

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Five Meditation Apps to Calm your Mind

Posted by Tayler Bessette on Sep 1, 2017 10:03:00 AM

Meditation is often viewed as a lengthy session of sitting silently, legs crossed, eyes closed with arms and hands extended, but more often than not, it is emotional and dynamic.

To meditate, as defined in the Merriam-Webster dictionary is “to engage in contemplation or reflection” or “to engage in mental exercise (such as concentration on one's breathing or repetition of a mantra) for the purpose of reaching a heightened level of spiritual awareness.”

Meditation practice has been proven to help reduce anxiety and stress, improve focus and mood, and help with sleep problems. If you are not sure how to meditate or are just curious about how to get started, there are many apps available for smartphones that can help guide you.

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Topics: Health and Wellness