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Meditation rewards

A way to discover one’s true self

patanjaliMeditation is also completely FREE! It requires no special equipment, and is not complicated to learn.

There are so many advantages to meditation. Meditation is as powerful. Here is the definitive list of benefits that meditation can provide you with:

Physiologically meditation:

1- Lowers oxygen consumption.
2- Decreases respiratory rate.
3- Increases blood flow and slows the heart rate.
4- Increases exercise tolerance.
5- Leads to a deeper level of physical relaxation.
6- Helps with high blood pressure.
7- Reduces anxiety attacks by lowering the levels of blood lactate.
8- Decreases muscle tension
9- Helps in chronic diseases like allergies, arthritis etc.
10- Reduces Pre-menstrual Syndrome symptoms.
11- Helps in post-operative healing.
12- Enhances the immune system.
13- Reduces activity of viruses and emotional distress
14- Enhances energy, strength and vigour.
15- Helps with weight loss
16- Reduction of free radicals, less tissue damage
17- Higher skin strength or resistance
18- Lowers cholesterol levels and risk of cardiovascular disease.
19- Improves flow of air to the lungs resulting in easier breathing.
20- Slows the ageing process.
21- Promotes higher levels of DHEAS (Dehydroepiandrosterone)
22- Prevented, slows or controls pain associated with chronic diseases
23- Makes you sweat less
24- Cures headaches & migraines
25- Improves Brain Function
26- Reduces Need for Medical Care
27- Conserves energy
28- Stimulates a more active and healthy lifestyle
29- provides relief from asthma
30- Improves performance in athletic events
31- Normalizes to your ideal weight
32- Harmonizes our endocrine system
33- Relaxes our nervous system
34- Produces lasting beneficial changes in brain electrical activity
35- Cure for infertility (the stresses of infertility can interfere with the release of hormones that regulate ovulation).

Psychological benefits:

36- Builds self-confidence.
37- Increases serotonin level, influences mood and behaviour.
38- Resolve phobias & fears
39- Helps control own thoughts
40- Helps with focus & concentration
41- Increases creativity
42- Increased brain wave coherence.
43- Improves learning ability and memory.
44- Increases feelings of vitality and rejuvenation.
45- Increases emotional stability.
46- Improves relationships
47- Keeps the mind alive
48- Makes it easier to remove bad habits
49- Develops intuition
50- Increases Productivity
51- Improves relations at home & at work
52- Enables one to see the larger picture
53- Helps ignore petty issues
54- Increased ability to solve complex problems
55- Purifies your character
56- Develops will power
57- Develops greater communication between the two brain hemispheres
58- Develops speedier responses to life.
59- Increases one’s perceptual ability and motor performance
60- Increases higher intelligence growth rate
61- Increases job satisfaction
62- Increases in the capacity for intimate contact with loved ones
63- Decreases the potential for mental illness
64- Enables better social behaviour
65- Reduces the need for anger and aggression
66- Helps in quitting addictive behaviours
67- Reduces need and dependency on drugs, pills & pharmaceuticals
68- Reduces need for sleep
69- Require less time to fall asleep, helps cure insomnia
70- Increases sense of responsibility
71- Reduces road rage
72- Decreases restless thinking
73- Decreases tendency to worry
74- Increases listening skills and empathy
75- Helps make more accurate judgements
76- Promotes greater tolerance
77- Gives composure to act in considered & constructive ways
78- Grows a stable, more balanced personality
79- Develops emotional maturity

Spiritual benefits:

80- Helps keep things in perspective
81- Provides peace of mind, happiness
82- Helps you discover your nature and purpose
83- Increases self-actualization.
84- Increases compassion
85- Grows wisdom
86- Deepens understanding of yourself and others
87- Brings body, mind, spirit in harmony
88- Deepens Level of spiritual relaxation
89- Increases acceptance of oneself
90- Helps learn forgiveness
91- Changes attitude toward life
92- Creates a deeper relationship with your sense of the divine
93- Is enlightening
94- Helps develop a meaningful life direction
95- Helps living in the present moment
96- Creates a greater capacity to be loving
97- Helps in discovering the power and consciousness beyond the ego
98- An experience of inner sense of “Assurance or Knowingness”
99- An experience a sense of “Oneness”
100- Increases the synchronicity in your life

It can be practiced anywhere, at any given moment, and it is not time consuming. Best of all, meditation has NO negative side effects. Bottom line, there is nothing but positive to be gained from it! With such a huge list of benefits, the question you should ask yourself is, “why am I not meditating yet?”

Thanks to Maya Vilasin

2 comments to Meditation rewards

  • Jimmi

    So right, I sometimes can’t believe how stressed out and anxious I used to be. After around 10 – 20 minutes a day meditating for a few months, I’ve got my life back.

  • Tricia Goldsm

    Hello, I have to say that I used to find life and the constant irritation and people always rubbed me up the wrong way, but after almost a year of yoga and meditation very few things upset me.

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