Imagine your mind is like a lake and thoughts are like the wind that stirs up waves and muddy the water. If there is no wind, there are no ripples and the water is so transparent and still that you can see the colorful fishes swimming underneath and the jewels at the bottom.
But when the lake is wavy and the water is murky, you can’t see your own reflection; when the water is calm, you can see another world.
An agitated mind is like a wavy lake.
You can’t attract your vision when your mind is agitated and always full of thoughts. To make the law of attraction work, you have to bring stillness to your mind.
A relaxation exercise will prepare your mind to win the manifestation game.
Relaxing Into Meditation
Find a comfortable position, sitting or lying down, where you won’t be interrupted.
This exercise will take 15 to 25 minutes; so make sure you are not in a hurry. Wear comfortable clothing. Remove your shoes.
When you are ready, take a long deep and slow breath through your abdomen. Hold it for five seconds, and exhale slowly. Breathe again and watch your body expands with inhalation. Breathe out and notice that your body contracts with exhalation. Remember to maintain natural breathing as you go through each step.
In this relaxation meditation, you’ll relax by paying attention to each area of the body. You will experience a tranquil feeling when the entire body enters a deeply relaxed state.
Close your eyes and breathe naturally. You will relax the body from your feet to the tip of your head.
Start with your feet. How do you feel on your feet? Do you feel warm or cold? Is there any sensation? Whatever the feeling is, allow your feet to relax with each breath. Your heels are touching the ground, feel the contact of your feet with the floor or the socks.
Gently move up, and shift your focus on your ankles. Feel your ankles. Breathe in and out naturally while resting your attention on your ankles.
Bring your attention to the calves and the back of your knees. Do you feel any twitching or tingling sensation in these areas? Breathe into this region, and allow your calves to get limp. Don’t force. Just send your intention with your breath and let your body do the rest.
Now move your focus to your sheen and knees. Feel this area; feel the sensation. Breathe into this area then let go. If you feel blank in any particular area, don’t try hard— it’s ok to feel blank. Spend five to ten seconds on each part.
Coming to your hamstrings. If your hamstrings are in contact with the floor or your clothing, feel the contact, send your breath and allow your hamstrings to soften up.
Be aware of your thighs. What do you feel? Stay with this feeling and breathe naturally. Let your thighs loosen up with every out-breath.
Now shift your attention to your buttocks. The gluteal muscles in your buttocks contract when you feel stressed. Send your breath into the gluteal muscles, and let go.
Feel your pelvic region and breathe normally. Stay with whatever sensation you feel, and allow this area to relax. Remember, when you send your attention to any particular region, the body commands that area to relax.
Be aware of your belly. Our belly is a very intelligent organ that can respond to emotions in its own way. Feel the sensations in your belly and allow your breaths to loosen up this part of your body.
Now bring your focus to your lower back. Breathe into this area and allow it to relax. Spend five seconds, and then move on.
Feel your chest. Feel that your chest expands as you breathe in and contracts as you breathe out. As you’re relaxing your chest muscles, just feel the muscles melting like ice into water.
Shift your attention to your upper back. Be aware of the back muscles, spine and shoulder blades. Breathe into your upper back and relax. Stay for five seconds with the feeling.
Now rest your focus on your hands. Start with your fingers and palms, then move to your wrists, forearms, and elbows. Spend ten seconds on your fingers and palms and five seconds on your forearms. Then move up to your upper arm.
Feel the antecubital space or the opposite region of the elbows. Feel the biceps, triceps, and armpits. Breathe into these areas, and allow the muscles to loosen up.
Let the awareness rise up to your shoulder. Feel the tips of your shoulders and breathe. Then move on to the throat. Allow your throat to ease with every breath and continue to move on.
Our face is the mirror of our mind. All of our feelings are projected in the face. There are 42 individual facial muscles. They coordinate, synchronize and create hundred of expressions. Shift your attention to your face. Feel your chin, jaw, lips, and mouth. Spend five seconds on each part.
Be aware of your nose. Feel the cool in your nostrils and the warmth as you exhale. Focus on the bridge between your nose and the nose bone. Feel your cheeks and cheekbones. Breathe into this area and allow your cheeks to soften. Feel your ears and the functioning of hearing.
Bring your awareness into your eyes. Be aware that your eyelids are resting on your eyeballs, and your eyeballs are resting in the eye sockets.
Now move your attention to your head. Feel the skull bone, the thin muscles of the scalp and the follicles of the hair. Now look inside your head, and feel your brain muscles easing up as you are resting your focus on them.
Your whole body is relaxed now. Feel the whole body.
After twenty seconds, take a couple of deep breaths. Then open your eyes. Stretch your hands and legs. You are feeling refreshed and invigorated.
Relax! Win the Manifestation Game!