postheadericon What Are The Benefits Of Meditation?

Meditation provides a number of benefits in many different areas – physical, mental and spiritual. Even if you are someone who doesn’t believe in the spiritual side of life the physical and mental benefits of meditation cannot be denied.

Physical Benefits of Meditation

  • Lowers blood pressure.
  • Increases the rate of healing.
  • Enhances energy and vitality.
  • Improves the immune system.
  • Reduces muscle tension.
  • Decreases anxiety.
  • Overall relaxing effect.

Mental Benefits of Meditation

  • Heightens sense of focus and concentration.
  • Balances the emotional process.
  • Enhances creative thought process.
  • Improves short term memory functions.
  • Keeps the mind active, reducing brain age.
  • Become more accepting of others.
  • Reduces feelings of aggression.

Spiritual Benefits of Meditation

  • Enter a higher state of consciousness.
  • Communicate with the collective consciousness of humanity.
  • Become one with your surroundings.
  • Harmonizes body, mind and spirit.
  • Access to spiritual knowledge.
  • Live “in the moment”.
  • Ultimate enlightenment.

By being more specific on each point I could have probably come up with over a hundred benefits of meditation. Perhaps one of the biggest benefits that I haven’t mentioned already though is that it never need cost you any money to meditate.

One Response to “What Are The Benefits Of Meditation?”

  • I meditate as often as I can. I try to aim for daily but I often meditate for 3 or 4 days a week. Simply lying with my eyes closed and enjoying the silence helps me achieve many of the benefits you’ve listed. Thank you.