Meditation is a wonderful method of helping the entire mind and body to relax. Vce students who are able to meditate will be at a distinct advantage during their sac's and vce exams. Through a system of breathing exercises the body naturally feels the stress being released and for many students it allows them to be much more open and receptive. Meditation can also aid in helping with memory, energy and focus.
When a person feels relaxed the ability to both memorise functions much better. Through the use of breathing and concentration the ability to recall information is enhanced significantly. Remember the last time you forgot someone's name or their birthday? It was probably during a period where you had a great deal on your mind or you were feeling stress. Upon realizing your forgetfulness this generally stirs up even more anxiety which again leads to more memory problems. It's a cycle that many students, particularly around vce exam time, find themselves constantly in.
By employing some of the techniques of meditation that people have been using for years, you can help open up your mind and memory thus allowing it to function better. Meditation does not need to be a complicated process. There are simple exercises that anyone can do for a few moments each day that will help boost the memory. The key to using meditation as a memory booster is that it will help build concentration which works hand in hand with developing memory. Finding a quiet spot is very helpful when you want to meditate. Some people also feel that having essential oils or candles burning adds to the necessary ambiance and assists your focus as meditation attempts to get you to become detached while focussing on one thing. For some, that could be a candle light, for others it can be the "Ohm" sound. If that does help you relax than it's going to beneficial to the entire process including helping you to re-energize your mind.
Building up a regular routine of meditation to aid in boosting the memory will also build self-esteem. Feeling as though you are on top of your game mentally is a wonderful self-image booster. For someone who feels less comfortable within a class of people learning meditation, there are many books and manuals that offer substantial information on mediation as a method of empowering the memory. Some offer illustrations of body position and along with descriptions for the breathing exercises. Following the methods outlined daily will open the person up to the benefits of meditation. By using the techniques described they will not only be relaxing their bodies but fueling their memory as well which is undoubtedly a benefit for vce students.
Posted on 06/25/2008 at 12:00:00 AM