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The Many Benefits of Meditation to Your Health

Advancements in technology and constant turmoils in the environment can cause the mind to be easily clouded. Oftentimes, a clouded  mind is the root of illnesses, failures and unrest in the lives of many. Are you one of those who suffer from the negative effects of a fast-phased and demanding lifestyle in the city? Why don’t you incorporate meditation in your lifestyle to clear your mind and lead a victorious life? Here are some reasons which might encourage you to engage in meditation ASAP.

Mind and Body

> Meditation increases immune function.
> Meditation decreases pain.
> Meditation decreases Inflammation at the cellular level.
> Meditation increases the grey matter.
> Meditation increases volume in areas related to emotion regulation, positive emotions & self-control.
> Meditation increases cortical thickness in areas related to paying attention.

Work and Productivity 

> Meditation increases your focus & attention.
> Meditation improves your ability to multitask.
> Meditation improves your memory.
> Meditation improves your ability to be creative & think outside the box.
> Meditation improves your wisdom level.

Emotions and Psychological Make-up.
> Meditation cultivates positive emotion.
> Meditation alleviates depression.
> Meditation decreases anxiety levels.
> Meditation decreases stress levels.
> Meditation increases social connection & emotional intelligence.
> Meditation makes you more compassionate.
> Meditation boosts Your self-control.
> Meditation improves your ability to regulate your emotions or quiet your mind.
> Meditation improves your ability to introspect.

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