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The 10 Best Props To Support Your Meditation Practice

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During uncertain and challenging times, practicing a few minutes of mindfulness can ease some of the stress. Maybe you are looking to start meditating, or you want to recommit to a regular practice again. And though sitting still for even a few minutes can sometimes feel impossible, research shows that meditation can decrease stress levels as well as anxiety and depression. We’ve found 10 meditation props that can help you find a comfortable seated position and support your practice.

How to Choose the Right Meditation Props for Your Needs

We’ve rounded a variety of props to choose from based on your preferences. You’ll find cushions work best if you prefer to sit cross-legged, while benches can offer more support and be gentler on your knees. For cross-legged sitting, consider this supportive cushion from Waterglider International (32.95, Amazon). If you need back support or comfort is your top priority, you’ll want to go with the Birdrock ($74.96, Amazon). For a meditation bench you can fold up and fit into a bag or suitcase on the go, the Still Sitting Nomad Meditation Bench ($139, Amazon) is for you.

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