Benefits of Meditation

Find Peace in Everyday Life | Build Resilience to Stress | Be Your True Self

Why Meditate?

Meditation is a wonderful way to improve your mental health and support your immune system. Feel happier, calmer and more like yourself. Explore the many benefits of meditation below.

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  • Reduce your stress response.
  • Build resilience to stress in daily life.
  • Boost endorphins, increasing positive thoughts and emotions.
  • Repair stress damage in the body.
  • Reduce inflammation.
  • Promote genes associated with DNA stability and longevity.
  • Promote long term health of cells!
  • Increase the brain's ability to be flexible and learn new things.

  • Lower heart rate and blood pressure.
  • Increase oxygen to the body and brain.

  • Increase antibodies.
  • Decrease stress hormones that suppress the immune system.
  • Experience fewer colds and flus!

  • Enhance areas of the brain associated with memory, empathy and self-control.
  • Increase dopamine in the brain to boost focus, feel good, get motivated, regulate emotions and improve organizational skills.
  • Increase serotonin in the brain to reduce anxiety and depression, stabilize mood, improve sleep, support digestion and healing.
  • Increase endorphins in the brain to increase positive thoughts and emotions.
  • Activate nueroplasticity: the brain's ability to adapt, reorganize, be flexible and learn new things.

  • Increase your sense of self, sense of humor and connection to others.
  • Strengthen empathy and self-control.
  • Restore emotional balance and well-being.
  • Be more present with friends and loved ones.
  • Create healthy boundaries.
  • Become less judgmental and easily triggered.
  • Increase compassion, tolerance and flexibility in the brain.

  • Improve sleep quality and ease insomnia.
  • Activate alpha (relaxation) waves in the brain.
  • Allow the brain to rest, repair and process information and emotions.
  • Help the brain detoxify, fight infection, repair cells and release beneficial hormones during sleep.

  • Spend time in your own unique energy.
  • Get to know your true likes and dislikes.
  • Explore your passions and dreams.
  • Disconnect from media pressure and comparing yourself to others.
  • Increase self-worth and decrease dependency on outside sources of validation like money, status and appearance.
  • Practice living in the moment.
  • Experience more gratitude.
  • Enjoy being yourself.

  • Meditation practice helps us access and become more attuned to the subtle worlds of energy within us and around us. It's like navigating the world with an extra sense of perception.
  • Deep breathing, guided visualizations, and focusing on present moment awareness allow our brain waves to shift from conscious thinking and living (beta waves) into a slower subconscious states (alpha and theta waves). As our focus shifts from the outer world to our inner world, we are able to access deeper wisdom, intuition and guidance.
  • This intuition can help us solve problems and find more peace and meaning in everyday life.