Do you feel stressed most part of your day? Do you feel like your nerves are stretched and you may snap any time like a rubber band? Are you getting worn down by the daily grind? For most of us, our bodies feel like that we’re running away from a tiger all day long. The constant challenges and pressures we face in the day-to-day can really take a toll on our health.
For hundreds of years individuals are practicing meditation for seeking inner peace, enlightenment, and a break from the everyday stresses of life. The practice has been scientifically proven to benefit the mind, body, and spirit in a multitude of ways. Here are top 5 reason to start meditation today:
Promote Cardiovascular Health
It is known to promote cardiovascular health by slowing the heart rate and pace of breathing, as well as increasing the flow of blood to the heart. This effect is thought to lower blood pressure, increase exercise capacity, and reduce stress, all of which promote cardiovascular wellness.
Manage Chronic Illness
Meditation may help individuals with chronic illnesses manage their conditions by lowering stress levels, which is known to lead to a healthier mind and body.
Strengthen Immune System
Practicing the mind-body exercise on a regular basis may help strengthen an individual’s immune system by stimulating blood flow, inducing relaxation, and helping the body eliminate free radicals, which are known to cause cellular damage.
Meditation has been shown in multiple studies to reduce a person’s response to pain. This may be especially beneficial for individuals with chronic migraines, fibromyalgia, or other conditions in which regular discomfort is experienced.
Improve concentration and focus
Meditation has many benefits for the career-minded, as it may help increase creativity, strengthen one’s ability to focus and improve memory. Moreover, the stress-relieving benefits of the practice have been helping businessmen and women reduce workplace tension for many years.
Meditation is more than just relaxation; the physiology undergoes a change and every cell in the body is filled with more prana (energy) and one may find joy, peace, enthusiasm. Meditation incorporates both active and passive forms. Active meditation involves movement in meditation suitable for contemporary world. Watch out for the next blog on active meditation. To know how to correctly practice active meditation attend our workshops and contact us at firstname.lastname@example.org. You can also comment below as we are always eager to know your thoughts.