“A human being is a part of the whole called by us universe, a part limited in time and space. He experiences himself, his thoughts and feeling as something separated from the rest, a kind of optical delusion of his consciousness. This delusion is a kind of prison for us, restricting us to our personal desires and to affection for a few persons nearest to us. Our task must be to free ourselves from this prison by widening our circle of compassion to embrace all living creatures and the whole of nature in its beauty.” ~ Albert Einstein
Meditation should never just be about reaching a state of relaxation. It is about changing thought patterns to positive ones in order to recreate your version of reality. And about revising your actions by becoming more mindful and loving towards yourself and others. Without all of these things, you are only ever reaching a fraction of the bliss you could be enjoying.
By choosing to meditate, you are actually taking positive action to raise the vibrations of the planet, and the sooner you decide to intentionally do so, the better.
Here are 4 meditations (or things to meditate on) to aid in this process: