Meditation is the practice of training your mind. There are many meditation techniques. Some styles are based on concentration of thoughts while others are based on observation of the workings of your mind. Meditation can be used to improve awareness, to help you get a positive outlook and to streamline your sleeping patterns.
Benefits of meditation
Meditation has several health benefits. It is largely popular because of its ability to reduce stress. Stress may cause depression and increased blood pressure levels. Meditation offers relaxation, which may also reduce the effects of stress and stress-related medical problems.
Meditation may also reduce the effects of anxiety. People who meditate are less likely to experience social anxiety disorders, post traumatic stress disorders, phobias, panic disorders and generalized anxiety disorders. [Read more…]