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The Benefits of Meditation

Meditation is a tool that enables your body and mind to release stress. Your body heals itself when it is relaxed and free of tension. Possible benefits of meditation include:

  • Improved patience
  • Greater tranquillity
  • Greater peace
  • Great calm
  • Improved concentration
  • Less prone to depression, worry and anxiety
  • Resolution of addictions to drugs, caffeine and alcohol
  • Increased self confidence
  • Increased understanding and self insight
  • Improved memory
  • Better communication with others
  • Emotional stability
  • Support for major life changes such as divorce, menopause, loss of a loved one

Some of the physical benefits associated with regular practice of meditation include:

  • Relieved insomnia
  • Reduced high blood pressure
  • Increased energy
  • Better pain management
  • Reduced migraines and headaches
  • Relieved Irritable Bowel Syndrome
  • Help with Premenstrual Syndrome
  • Improved breathing
  • Increased fertility
  • Enhanced libido
  • Improved posture

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