What are the Benefits of Meditation?

Physiological benefits

  • Reduces anxiety by lowering the levels of blood lactate
  • Enhances the immune system
  • Decreases the aging process.
  • Improved flow of air to the lungs resulting in easier breathing
  • Increases blood flow and slows the heart
  • Helps lower blood pressure
  • Decreases muscle tension
  • Relaxes the nervous system - stimulates the relaxation response
  • Helps lower cholesterol and risk of cardiovascular disease
  • Promotes weight loss through regular deep breathing

Psychological benefits

  • Builds confidence
  • Helps with focus and concentration
  • Unlocks creativity
  • Increased serotonin levels which positively influences mood and behaviour
  • Decreased tendency to worry
  • Develops intuition
  • Increased productivity
  • Increased learning ability and memory

Spiritual benefits

  • Helps living in the present moment
  • Provides peace of mind and increased happiness
  • Helps you discover your true purpose
  • Brings body, mind, spirit in harmony
  • Increased compassion
  • Growing wisdom
  • Deep understanding of yourself and others
  • Nurtures skills in open-mindedness
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