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Meditation is one of the best ways to promote mindfulness and a heightened sense of awareness. It provides the opportunity to deeply connect with oneself and to truly relax while improving overall focus. Many mental health experts recommend using meditation techniques to relieve stress and tension and improve both physical and mental wellbeing. There is no right or wrong way to meditate, and different methods work better for different people.

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1. Zen Meditation

Zen meditation is also known as zazen meditation or "seated meditation." This ancient practice is an important part of Buddhist culture and involves several specific steps, postures, and breathing techniques. Because of the intricacies involved in Zen meditation, many choose to practice under an instructor.

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