12 Big Benefits of Meditation

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I first decided to try meditation about a year ago. I was feeling totally stressed and really out of it. I tried it on a whim really. I thought what do I have to lose? I took to YouTube to search for a meditation video.They were so many but I was looking for something short and to the point, to begin with.

Patience is not a virtue that I possess.(work in progress) I tried the first video that popped up which happened to be Bexlife . One short meditation and I was convinced.There really is a meditation for every one of life’s issues.All it took was four minutes. It is so simple anyone can do it! Not a lot of time but a whole lot of benefits. So, of course, I had to buy her book You Have Four minutes to Change Your Life. I can’t wait to read it. It only came today. Hey, I am late to the party it launched in February. If you have not given meditation a try I would encourage anyone to try it.20170808_182118 (1)

Afterall it only takes a few minutes to get in touch with yourself and find your bliss
I’d ask you to trust me on this but hey; I’d rather you decide for yourself.

Improve your emotional well-being

It reduces stress caused by worry, fear, anxiety.
It helps you to relax which will increase your levels of optimism and self-awareness.
It improves your mood and promotes happiness. A happier you will have better relationships. Those closest to you will directly benefit from your new-found emotional intelligence and stability.

Need a mental boost? 

Mediation improves mental strength and focus. It grounds you to the present moment and allows you to heighten your consciousness.
The repetition of mantras and the focus on your breath can improve concentration and memory.
With time and practice, you will learn to ignore distractions and focus your attention on what is important. A definite plus of this is not feeling overwhelmed when you are swamped with several tasks on your to do list.

Need a healthier body?

Meditation increases immunity. Since meditation fosters a positive environment in the mind it significantly improves immune functions within the brain and the body. It can boost antibodies.The result? A healthier, stronger you.
Improves breathing and heart rate
Lowers blood pressure
Improves sleep
Aids in the management of chronic pain
Improves metabolism which can help with weight loss

Think of meditation as your mental, emotional and physical detox.
A few minutes a day can help you lead a better, more balanced and happier life.

These are just a few of the benefits of meditation. The wonderful advantages of having a meditation practice really are too many to list. So what are you waiting for ? Give it a try today.

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