How To Meditate Part 4 — Meditation Benefits

Learning To Meditate Has Many Benefits

By now it is commonly accepted by science and medical practitioners all over the world that meditation has many health benefits. As mentioned in our first article, meditation reduces chronic pain, blood pressure, headaches, anxiety and depression. It helps you lose weight, lowers cholesterol, increase sports performance, boost immune function, relieves insomnia, increases serotonin, creativity, optimizes brain waves, helps learning, attention, productivity and memory and more.

But how do you have to understand this practically. Well, here are a few examples:

Meditation Benefits to Control Your Mind Chatter

Does your mind chatter or talk almost nonstop at you? This is something that millions of people are dealing with. This can literally drive you crazy and make your stress levels reach new peaks.
One of the best ways to deal with this mind chatter is to start incorporating meditation in your life. Meditation can help different aspects of your life. It can help you to overcomes issues such as; anxiety, depression, mood swings, and feelings of confusion.

Dealing with these feelings is a major problem for thousands of people around the world. Sometimes these thoughts can be detrimental to your life and can have devastating effects on your life and your health. If you are dealing with any of these issues check with your doctor about the benefits of incorporating meditation.

Meditation Benefits To Develop Better Health Habits And Finding Solutions

Meditation also helps you build healthy outlooks when it comes to achieving things like developing better health habits, a new business solution, losing weight, and whatever topic that involves the brain to come to a certain state of mind, or solution. By meditating you are automatically reinforcing a positive attitude.

You can also use motivational quotes to easily improve your mindset. However, just stating the quotes is not really going to help you. If you tried positive affirmations with little results before, know that it is the meditating on the quote that makes the difference. Feeling and imagining the quote as real and already present in your life is what makes a real difference.

If your goal is to lose weight, you may want to imagine yourself on how fantastic you will look in those skinny jeans!

Meditation Benefits To Help You Focus, Boost Your Creativity, and Re-energize Yourself

Meditation can help boost your creativity streak. When you clear your mind and reduce all that chatter your ability to focus and concentrate increases. When your mind is free you can allow it to wander and dream up all types of new things.

Meditating also helps you feel re-energized. Your sessions do not have to last that long at all. A 20 minute session can help clear your mind and thoughts and leave you feeling refreshed and re-energized. In the Silva Mind Method they even learn you a twenty minute technique to feel as refreshed and re-energized as if you had a whole night sleep.

It also helps you deal with stress, this is achieved just by meditating on itself as it is automatically calming your mind, but you can also reinforce a certain outcome through meditation by adding positive thoughts and creative visualization.

Meditation helps to improve your focus and your attention span. Participating in activities such as Yoga, Tai Chi, or Qi Gong can further help you in these areas. As can repeating motivational quotes or listening to sounds of nature such as the sound of waves crashing against the beach.

One of the best resource to learn to meditate is the Stillness Project by Tom Cronin. If you want to learn more, you can find more information here:

The Stillness Project


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