BY TEAM FOURTH FRONTIER DESK
Practicing meditation may help you manage stress and high blood pressure, sleep better, feel more balanced and connected, and even lower your risk of heart disease.
Studies show that meditation keeps you young and improves longevity. One of the main reasons for this is that meditation reduces the effect of stress, a factor that negatively impacts the body. (Source: artofliving.org)
Meditation can stimulate the vagus nerve, which promotes positive emotions and relaxation.
Meditation has been shown to be as effective in relieving symptoms of anxiety and depression as antidepressants.
Meditation improves concentration and helps one to be in the present moment.
Meditation also improves gray matter (Grey matter makes up the brain's outermost layer) and helps in improving memory.
With meditation, physiology undergoes a change, and every cell in the body is filled with more prana (energy). This results in joy, peace, and enthusiasm as the level of prana in the body increases.
Meditation decreases any tension-related pain, such as tension headaches, ulcers, insomnia, muscle, and joint problems
As you meditate and your awareness improves, you are less likely to blame others and indulge in negative emotions like anger.