If you take nothing else from this post, trust that it's 100% okay to meditate while lying down.
And if that's the only way you feel calm enough to meditate, you're far better off lying down than giving up on meditation entirely.
True, it has its downsides.
But, for many of us, so does the lotus position (even the half-lotus).
And while sitting up is generally the most popular position for meditation, it's not the only one with both short-term and long-term benefits.
Read on to see why.