Benefits of Meditation

Benefits of meditation

Source: artofliving.org

 

Physical Benefits of Meditation

On a physical level, meditation:

  • Lowers high blood pressure
  • Lowers the levels of blood lactate, reducing anxiety attacks
  • Decreases any tension-related pain, such as, tension headaches, ulcers, insomnia, muscle and joint problems
  • Increases serotonin production that improves mood and behaviour
  • Improves the immune system
  • Increases the energy level, as you gain an inner source of energy

 

Mental Benefits of Meditation

Meditation brings the brainwave pattern into an Alpha state that promotes healing. With regular practice of meditation:

  • Anxiety decreases
  • Emotional steadiness and harmony
  • Creativity increases
  • Personal transformation
  • Happiness increases
  • Intuition develops
  • Gain clarity and peace of mind
  • Problems become smaller
  • Meditation sharpens the mind by gaining focus and expands through relaxation
  • A sharp mind without expansion causes tension, anger and frustration
  • An expanded consciousness without sharpness can lead to lack of action/progress

 

Meditation makes you aware – that your inner attitude determines your happiness.