What is Meditation?
Meditation is simply a method of training our mind to become peaceful. When our mind is peaceful we free ourselves from worries and mental discomfort allowing true happiness to arise.
Meditation, in a way, is like exercise for our brains: it’s been shown to assist in mental health maintenance, improve our memory, empathy, and sense of self — similar to how exercise boosts our resilience, muscle strength, cardiovascular health, and blood pressure/cholesterol.
What are the benefits of Meditation?
Studies have shown meditation to reduce stress, normalise blood pressure and help people to feel more relaxed. With our mind at peace we are more understanding of others and our relationships improve. Can lead to a healthy lifestyle and increases self awareness. researchers have found that people who practiced meditation actually had different brain structures than people who didn’t.
Who can Meditate?
Anyone one can Meditate. You do not have to be religious to be able to meditate.