Vipassana meditation, also known as insight meditation is useful for developing a relationship with your own mind. This style of meditation can help with increasing mindfulness, decreasing reactivity and will help you remain calm during hectic times.
Mantra meditation is a simple practice with dramatic results. By using a mantra, you will be able to still the mind and relax into the divine present. Mantra practice has also been shown to increase creativity, and help boost feelings of well-being.
Guided visualizations are the type of meditation that take you out of your mind and body and into another realm. They can help you find answers to questions, or just enter a state of deep relaxation. Visualizations are very useful for tapping into your own intuition.
Good news! Even though you may feel like you are too restless to do seated meditation, you can still enjoy meditation through a practice called walking meditation. This practice is simple, yet profound and can bring all the benefits of a seated practice, eventually allowing you to transition to a seated practice if you choose.
Meditating on compassion is a beautiful practice that helps us develop empathy and overcome difficult times in our lives. If you are in pain, meditating on compassion can truly bring you peace. It can also be a powerful practice for overcoming self-doubt or self-judgement.