Meditation can give you a sense of calm, peace and balance that can benefit both your emotional well-being and your overall health. And these benefits don't end when your meditation session ends. Meditation can help carry you more calmly through your day and may help you manage symptoms of certain medical conditions.
“It clears and sharpens my mind so I can be kind to myself and useful to others. Most important, it creates a buffer between me and reactivity.”
? Philippe Goldin
Research has documented many health benefits of regular meditation:
Reduced stress: Meditation may decrease stress. Meditation can help alleviate stress from just about any situation you may be in,it also can improve symptoms of stress-related conditions, including irritable bowel syndrome, post-traumatic stress disorder and fibromyalgia.
Improved memory: better focus through regular meditation may increase memory and mental clarity. These benefits can help fight age-related memory loss and dementia.
Increased attention: Meditation helps with attention span.
Enhanced will power: Meditation develops the mental discipline needed to avoid bad habits.
Better sleep: Meditation can shorten the time it takes to fall asleep and improve sleep quality.
Less pain: Meditation can reduce pain and boost emotion regulation. Together with medical care, this may help treat chronic pain.
Lower blood pressure: Blood pressure decreases during meditation and over time in people who meditate regularly. This can reduce strain on the heart and blood vessels and help prevent heart disease.
Less anxiety: Regular meditation helps reduce anxiety and related mental health issues like social anxiety, fears and obsessive-compulsive behaviours.
Less depression: Meditation can help reduce the occurrence of depression.Regulates mood.
Greater compassion: Meditation can help you better understand yourself, find your best self, and increase positive feelings and actions toward others.Promotes productivity. If you meditate daily, you'll notice a boost in your productivity, Helps you stay focused, Improves relationships.