Exercise your brain

Meditation Balances the Body’s Systems

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 too much.

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