Health Benefits of Meditation

by | Sep 8, 2021

“Meditation may result in enhanced physical and emotional well-being”

– Mayo Clinic

The daily grind of life can be stressful on the mind and body.  Meditation can help alleviate that stress and restore a sense of calm.  It’s not just for hippies – meditation has been around for thousands of years and its benefits are well documented and science-based.    A passage from the Mayo Clinic, one of the most respected medical institutions in the world, says mediation “may result in enhanced physical and mental well-being”.

Here are a few ways meditation might help you:

Emotional Benefits:

  • Increase patience and tolerance
  • Lengthen attention span
  • Reduce negative thoughts
  • Manage stress
  • Enhance creativity

Physical Benefits:

  • Can help alleviate symptoms of Asthma, Cancer, and Irratible Bowel Syndrome
  • Reduce Anxiety
  • Help with sleep problems
  • Alleviate headaches
  • Manage blood pressure

These are just a few of the documented and studied benefits of meditation.

If you are interested in learning more about the benefits or practice of mediation, check out these great links:

12 Science-Based Benefits of Meditation
Meditation: A simple, fast way to reduce stress