Some days meditation will feel easy On others it might feel difficult The trick is to gently stay with it each time no matter how it feels Look for a place in your routine where this exercise can slot in easily Research shows it’s easier to create a new habit when we do it at about the same time each day We recommend doing it first thing in the morning, but you might need to be flexible with that Find somewhere you won’t be disturbed Don’t worry too much about background noise I’ll explain how to deal with that, but it might be easier at first if you have some peace and quiet Make sure you’re sitting comfortably before you start Unless you’re used to sitting cross-legged on the floor, I’d recommend using a chair Sit with your legs and arms uncrossed, feet flat on the floor and hands resting in your lap or on your legs Try to keep your back straight but not too tense If you need it, a small cushion or rolled-up towel under your back side will help keep your back straight, and that’s it – you’re now ready to get some Headspace