Active Meditation

Meditating while walking or doing any other activity can be a great way to improve focus and memory, and squeeze in more meditation time into your daily life.

Practice walking mindfully for a few minutes. Notice the sensations in your legs and feet as you walk.

Even meditating in public, if you’re up for it, can really help you develop a strong level of concentration.

You’re essentially canceling out all the distractions from the outside world and keeping your attention on a single thing. Public meditation is extremely hard for most people, though. That’s why we don’t recommend it for beginners.

Read our complete guide: How to Meditate in Public – 5 Key Tips

Hearing Voices

If your mind keeps wandering while you meditate – and the truth is, everyone’s does – there are a few things you can do.

The biggest tip I have for you is to use meditation apps, which as I’ve mentioned, are audio recordings of another person guiding you through your meditation session.

The soothing quality of meditation can easily put you to sleep – doing a guided meditation is a great way to stay concentrated, alert and at peace – especially if you’re a beginner.

Recite Mantras

As we’ve briefly said above, repeating mantras is a meditation technique renowned for its potential to strengthen focus and memory.

When you practice them with a kind and unselfish motivation, a mantra can also improve your consciousness and overall sense of well being.

Even on the most basic level, a simple mantra such as “Breathing in, I fill my body with fresh air,” and “Breathing out, I’m releasing all the tension” can be extremely powerful for your brain function.