20 – Practicing Safety with Guided Meditations

Part 3: The Basics of Guided Meditations

- Lesson #20


When it comes to following along to guided meditations, it’s pretty simple. Sit, close your eyes and follow the guide in your mind. Here are some precautions to take note of as well as a number of tips to follow in order to gain the most from your experiences.


Safety always comes first and there are a number of safety points to be aware of.

Guided meditations use techniques to relax you. Never listen to them while you’re driving, operating any machinery, responsible for the safety of others or doing anything other than sitting in a safe and relaxed environment where you will not be disturbed or needed for the length of the meditation.

Even if you don’t plan on relaxing and are just checking a meditation for its content, treat it the same. Some guided meditations contain language, music and sound effects that work on an unconscious level to guide you into a deep meditative trance. Sometimes the relaxation is simply irresistible and you’ll be in a relaxed state without realising.

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James is an author of the book Empowering Thoughts, a meditation educator, empowerment specialist, hypnotherapist, filmmaker, and photo-artist. He has had a passion for meditation since being introduced at high school. Since then he has studied various forms of meditation before discovering hypnosis and recognising the similarities. He now teaches hypnotic meditation, as well as creating and publishing guided meditations that people can use for personal development. his creative work can be found at JamesCole.com.au

I believe that education on personal development is such an integral part of human growth that I simply cannot justify making it unavailable to people by charging extreme amounts of money for it. In my opinion, this stuff should be taught freely at schools.

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It takes a lot of time, skill and effort to create the content on this web site, which is why the guided meditations are constantly ranked amongst the highest quality on apps like Insight Timer (the worlds No.1 Meditation app).

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Wishing you a most beautiful day,

James Cole

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