Although meditation has become much more accepted on a global level in recent years there still remain a large number of people who have very little exposure to the practice of meditation. To those who have never tried or been exposed to meditation it might seem like a mystical teaching shrouded in religious symbolism and eastern philosophies. However, there are many common misconceptions about meditation that turn people off to it who would, in fact, benefit a great deal from learning its practice. Below, is an infographic that separates some of the facts and myths about meditation to help set the record straight. And if you aren’t already aware, Larkr offers free guided meditations in the app for you to access 24/7.

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