10 Benefits of Meditation

by | Sep 26, 2016 | Wellness, Yoga

Dealing with life’s day-to-day stresses can be tough. Over time, the stress can build up and create chaos within your body and mind, which may eventually, lead to illness.

Spending even a few minutes in meditation, can give you a sense of calm and balance that benefits both your emotional well-being and your overall health.

Introducing meditation into your daily routine is a proven tool to help combat the stress that plagues our fast-paced lives. When practiced regularly, it can easily become the best part of your day!

If you are still not convinced, here are 10 benefits of meditation:

  1. Improves immune system
  2. Increased energy levels
  3. Lowers high blood pressure
  4. Lowers the level of blood lactate, reducing anxiety attacks
  5. Decreases tension-related pain, such as, headaches, ulcers, insomnia, muscle and joint problems
  6. Increases serotonin production that improves mood and behaviour
  7. Increased creativity
  8. More focus and clarity
  9. More mental strength and energy
  10. Overall better health

And these benefits won’t end when your meditation session ends. Meditation can help carry you more calmly through your day; helping deal with those daily stresses, a little easier.