MEDITATION

MEDITATION

Meditation can give you a sense of calm, peace, and balance that can benefit both your emotional well-being and your overall health. These benefits don't end when your meditation session ends. It has the power to improve digestion, strengthen the immune system, maintain normal cholesterol and blood pressure levels. ... Calming the mind, body, and spirit through meditation can help the body to rest more deeply so that it can focus on health and healing.

The point of meditating - regardless of the type - is to carve out a bit of space between stimulus and response - between thought and action. A little bit of space there can be the difference between regret and contentment. It can be the difference between achieving your goals and derailing your plans.

Meditation helps us focus in the moment, without life's distractions. It helps us tap into our subconscious minds, leaving us still and calm. Rejuvenates you- Meditation helps rejuvenate you; it helps you relieve any negativity that may be weighing on you.
Some benefits of meditations are:

  • Reduces stress. Stress reduction is one of the most common reasons people
  • Controls anxiety
  • Promotes emotional health
  • Enhances self-awareness
  • Lengthens attention span
  • May reduce age-related memory loss
  • Can generate kindness
  • May help fight addictions.
During meditation, activity in the parietal lobe slows down. The gatekeeper for the senses, this organ focuses your attention by funneling some sensory data deeper into the brain and stopping other signals in their tracks. Meditation reduces the flow of incoming information to a trickle. Meditation lets you become more awake and more purposeful about your actions. It teaches you how to respond, rather than react. Meditation sounds simple. But it takes discipline to remain still in body and mind. Insight Timer is an app that has tons of free meditation and a variety of facilitators to help you. There are also in-app purchases available.