But, if you've never meditated before, it might seem a bit intimidating or mysterious.
Russell Eric Dobda, who has a meditation program called "Guided Meditation Treks," says that guided meditations are a good way to start if you're new. Having someone guide you through the process gives you a point of reference and focus. If you try to meditate by yourself, you may struggle to stay focused and in the present moment.
There are varied types of meditation, each using different elements, such as focus points, silence, breathing, and/or mantras and chanting. Dobda suggests that you gain awareness of the different types of meditation and use what works best for you.
In this segment, Dobda also discusses binaural beats, a type of technology which plays tones that drive your brain wave patterns into certain frequencies. These frequencies may be more conducive to focusing, relaxation, or restful sleep.
Listen in as Dobda joins host Lisa Davis to share more about the benefits of meditation, as well as some tips for beginners.