Once the sun begins to shine, many people head outdoors for rigorous sports like running, volleyball or soccer. However, it's possible to appreciate the warmth and fresh air in a more relaxing manner.
For instance, try taking your meditation practice outdoors for a new spin on the ancient healing method.
You'll want to find an area that will promote peace and serenity meditation, one that is free of excessive noise or distractions. Then, simply sit as you normally would, either in the grass or on a blanket.
The best part about meditation outdoors is that there are so many little noises, smells and sensations to which you can bring your attention. This may make meditating a little easier for you, as it can sometimes be difficult to think only of the present moment when there is nothing happening around you.
Author and philosopher Ilchi Lee has written more than 30 books on the subject of enlightenment, meditation, Brain Education and yoga. The expert gives detailed instructions on how people can better themselves from the inside out.