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The Power of Meditation

August 5, 2016

Known Benefits Of Meditation Backed By Modern Science

 

Once relegated to the realm of new-agey pesudo-science. There’s now hard evidience to back up the many benefits of meditation for the mind, body and spirit.

 

Effects On The Mind

  • Increases gray matter

  • Cultivates power

  • Builds focus and concentration

  • Boosts cognitive function

Effects On The Body

  • Decreases pain

  • Boosts immune system

  • Lowers blood pressure

  • Eases inflammation

  • Reduces heart risks

Effects On The Spirit or Energy(Qi)

  • Builds self-knowledge

  • Increases compassion

  • Improves empathy

  • Helps relationship satisfaction

More Positive Benefits That Overlaps Mind, Body, and Spirit

  • Reduces depression

  • Physically changes the brain

  • Reduces loneliness

  • Cuts emotional reactivity

  • Fosters a healthy body image

  • Eases stress and anxiety

  • Helps sleep

 

These are known health benefits in our modern science backed for meditation. Certainly, there are far more benefits in which meditation and Yoga can offer that are immeasurable through clinical research and beyond modern equipments’ capacity to measure.

When a person achieve a full meditative state and do it regularly, that person’s body, mind and spirit are in perfect harmony. This is what most experts call in the zone where the body is full at ease. Artists, and great writers have the habit of getting into the zone through meditation to awaken their full creative potential in their creations.

 

 

Checkout this interesting infographic that summarizes the many health and wellness benefits of meditation.

 

 

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