8 Benefits Of Meditation That Will Make You Want To Try It
If you're looking for a way to relieve stress, Â give meditation a try!
A study showed that people who spent 15 minutes a day meditating had reduced levels of the stress hormone, cortisol. This lowers the risk of stroke and heart attack.Â
Meditation boots positive emotion and helps strengthen one's ability to cope. Schools and employers have started to implement meditation practices to make employees and students happier.
People who meditate are said to have an increased amount of creativity and innovation.Â
People who meditate spend a more time alone in introspective moments than the average person. As a result, they're able to feel more connected to others.Â
People who meditate are more compassionate and empathetic so they're able to let go of issues or grudges.Â
People with chronic pain who are told to try meditation are said to have an increase in pain tolerance because their brains have been trained to generate positive emotion.
People who mediate are able to respond to stressors in healthier ways than non-meditators.Â
The increased sense of unity that meditators feel makes them more pro-social. So they have more kind exchanges with others.Â