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Meditation Balances the
The mind, heart, and body can improve with regular meditation.
Treat your brain like a muscle, it needs exercise and TLC too!
Meditation is associated with improvement in a variety of psychological areas, including stress, anxiety, addiction, depression, eating disorders and cognitive function, among others. There’s also research to suggest that meditation can reduce blood pressure, pain response, stress hormone levels and even cellular health.
Any condition that’s caused or worsened by stress can be alleviated through meditation. The relaxation response from meditation helps decrease metabolism, lowers blood pressure, and improves heart rate, breathing, and brain waves. Tension and tightness seep from muscles as the body receives a quiet message to relax.
In people who are meditating, there is an increase in activity in areas that control metabolism and heart rate. Other studies have shown that meditation produces long-lasting changes in the brain activity in areas involved in attention, working memory, learning, and conscious perception.
The soothing power of repetition is at the heart of meditation. Focusing on the breath, ignoring thoughts, and repeating a word or phrase – a mantra – creates the biological response of relaxation
Meditation is not difficult to learn, But more like a skill. You need to practice. You can never practice anything enough!