How can I benefit from Meditation ?
What is Meditation all about ?
Today I decided to write a blog about the many amazing benefits of meditation as many of my clients have been asking me what meditation is all about.
There are so many different ways we can meditate, it really doesn’t have to be about sitting for hours in silence which can be extremely time consuming and hard to practice in the world we live in…..and this is really why we DO need meditation .
I teach meditation classes , not just on the mindful practice that meditation is known for , but also looking at guided meditations, chakra awareness , feeling energy for physical healing , Prana breath work ( to name but a few techniques) .
The world we live in is gettting faster and busier and we need to relearn tools and techniques to allow us to be able to cope in the world.
If we do not counterbalance this fast pace of life that we all live in then we become seriously unbalanced which has a huge effect on our emotional and physical health….by which time it becomes then a colossal task to bring back that balance and it may take us years to overcome this obstacle.
I’m sure you have all heard many times that prevention is better than the cure and if we can approach meditation with this mindset then we are far more likely to achieve a sense of peace and lasting balance with ease.
Did you know that just 20 minutes of meditation nourishes your body in the same way that 4 hours of good sleep does…..so just 10 minutes = 2 hours of sleep.
So if you struggle to sleep then it’s a no brainer …..meditate!
Furthermore, it is relevant to note that meditation also helps you to achieve a much better quality of sleep. So here is a list of some of the further benefits meditation offers for the MIND, BODY, and SPIRIT ( ENERGY, SOUL );
MIND BENEFITS OF MEDITATION :
~ reduces monkey chatter
~ improves concentration
~ reduces mental stress
~ refreshes and rejuvenates the mind
~ calms the mind
~ improves thought processing and clarity
~ improves ability to effectively communicate
BODY BENEFITS OF MEDITATION:
~ reduces anxiety ( stabilises adrenal function)
~ Lowers high blood pressure
~ reduces depression ( improves serotonin)
~ increases immune function
~ reduces tension headaches
~ increases energy levels
~ improves mood swings ( balances the pituitary and increases seratonin )
~ balances pain receptors ( as oxytocin releases )
~ helps insomnia ( by balancing the pineal gland)
~ decrease muscle and joint problems as relaxation improves and stress decreases
SPIRIT / SOUL / ENERGY BENEFITS OF MEDITATION:
~ creative abilities improve
~ intuition is developed
~ overall sense of peace increased
~ anxiety decreases
~ feelings of connectedness to others increases
~ problems are dealt with easily
~ negative emotions disappear easily
~ harmony and balance is achieved
~ emotions are more balanced
~ ability to live and embrace the moment ( not living in the past or future)
~ focussed awareness
~ expanded state of Consiousness
~ peace of mind
Effortless transition from being something to merging with the infinite and recognizing yourself as an inseparable part of the whole cosmos
In a meditative state, you are in a space of vastness, calmness and joy and this is what you emit into the environment, bringing harmony to the Creation/planet.
Meditation can bring about a true personal transformation. As you learn more about yourself, you’ll naturally start discovering more about yourself.
How to get meditation benefits
So in summary, to experience the benefits of meditation, regular practice is necessary and as you begin it can help if you join a class whilst you practice to share the space.
If you practice at home too …..It takes only a few minutes every day…..once you get into the practice I’m sure (like me ) you will find that meditation is the best part of your day!
So if you fancy joining our weekly meditation hangout then we begin NOVEMBER 3rd . Follow us on Facebook to book into the meditation hangout. peaceofmindhealth
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