Not All Meditation Types Are One-Size-Fits-All, Study Suggests

The Huffington Post:

If you aren’t enjoying your meditation practice, a small new study suggests a possible reason why: You aren’t doing the method that’s right for you.

Researchers from the San Francisco State University Institute for Holistic Health Studies found that not all people prefer the same kind of meditation practices. The study suggests that the best way for someone to actually stick with a meditation practice might be to pick the kind that he or she feels most comfortable with, compared with the trendiest type of the moment.

“If someone is exposed to a particular technique through the media or a healthcare provider, they might assume because it’s popular it’s the best for everyone,” study researcher Adam Burke, professor of health education at SF State and the director of the Institute for Holistic Health Studies, said in a statement.

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