From stress-relief to improved concentration, meditation has numerous benefits—but how do you start the process? You don’t need an empty field and a special pose to harness the positive results of mediation. You simply need to relax and find a breathing pattern that works for you.

“Mindfulness, in the most basic terms, is simply being present moment to moment,” explains Dr. Drew Ramsey, psychiatrist and assistant clinical professor at Columbia University.

Want to learn more about the practice? Dr. Drew gives us some basic tips in the video below.