In the hectic life nowadays, meditation is becoming increasingly popular as a way for people to relax and divert themselves from depressing thoughts. Meditation also has numerous amazing physical and mental or emotional benefits which can help people dramatically improve their life.
1. Fighting headaches
Meditation has been proved to diminish or eradicate the pains caused by headaches and (sometimes) migraines. Long hours of relaxation can considerably or even terminate the sufferings associated with head or at least help you temporarily stay away from it.
2. Losing weight
Meditation is really beneficial for people who are desiring to lose weight. As revealed by several studies, meditation proves to be efficient in helping people not only control an ideal weight but also maintaining the motivation to accomplish their goal.
3. Enhancing memory
By allowing the brain to relax, meditation can help people enhance the ability to remember. Actually, in some tests, meditation has shown its potentialities to be supplemented with drugs to treat Alzheimer's disease.
4. Improving lung efficiency
Meditation involves breathing deeply and comfortingly, increasing air flow quality and the lung efficiency. A study carried out by a wind musician reported that lung ability can be raised by 5% after regularly practicing for two weeks.
Mental and emotional benefits
1. Reducing stress
One of the most popular reason why people practicing meditation is to diminish their stress and tension. It has been revealed by one study that meditation can considerably alleviate stress after just three months. Another study showed the density of brain tissue associated with nervousness can be considerably lessened by regular meditation.
. Resolving problems
Meditation can be an answer to an issue instead of unnecessary extreme measures. It also provides people with a period of time to think wisely and make more rational decision.
3. Improving creativity
It has been revealed by numerous studies that meditation helps people develop creativity. In fact, well-known creatives like Marina Abramović, Yoko Ono and David Lynch incorporate meditation as an important part into their daily life.
4. Increasing focus
According to research, meditation heightens awareness and develops your capacity to fulfill tasks demanding concentration. One study examined various meditation forms such as Sufi Meditation, Vipassana, Transcendental Meditation, Tibetan Buddhist Meditation, and Hindu Meditation. The result was that they all enhance concentration by different degrees.
The benefits listed above are just a few among countless benefits of meditation. Now, are you attracted to meditation? Try regularly practicing it for two months and see the amazing changes it makes to your life.