Here are my best tips on moon gazing meditation;

How to Moon Gaze

When ready to moon gaze, follow these simple, practical steps;

Find a comfy outdoor space or an area in your house with lights off and ease access to the moon while you ensure you maintain standard body temperature.

Start with closing your eyes, relax and breathe gently to ease tension.

As you breathe in and out, visualize the moonlighting up and fading off slowly with the slow breaths, this can lower negative thoughts.

Open your eyes and fix your gaze on the moon as you study the shape, the strength of the light, type of phase, etc. Ensure you don’t blink in this stage as you visualize the experience in your brain and the feelings that come with it.

While gazing at the moon, acknowledge the thoughts in your minds without blocking any feelings.

As the eyes start to strain or get teary, close them and try to look up, focusing your attention on the eyebrows. This creates moon imagery; focus on this internal moon image as you visualize it in the brain with your eyes closed.

The Benefits of Moon Gazing

from my experiences, regular moon gazing can improve focus, self-esteem, concentration, reverse eye conditions like myopia, enhance deep relaxation, and correct insomnia.

How to Meditate While Moon Gazing

I recommend you gaze at the moon as you accept the feelings or thoughts crossing your head. Make it feel connected or in love with the moon by fixing your stare fully into the moon. Notice all what your brain processes without fighting. Be calm, focused, and gentle as you try to connect the lighting and let the thoughts flow.

Mental health expert
MS, University of Latvia

I am deeply convinced that each patient needs a unique, individual approach. Therefore, I use different psychotherapy methods in my work. During my studies, I discovered an in-depth interest in people as a whole and the belief in the inseparability of mind and body, and the importance of emotional health in physical health. In my spare time, I enjoy reading (a big fan of thrillers) and going on hikes.

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