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The Benefits of Meditation

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Our hectic lifestyle is known to cause us stress and anxiety, thereby leading us to have unnecessary physical complications. One of the most popular methods to deal with stress is to practice meditation. You do not need to go to popular meditation centres in Sri Lanka. Meditation can easily be practised at home or any tranquil environment of your choice. These are some of the benefits of practising Mediation.

Physical benefits

• Lowers high blood pressure
• Lowers the levels of blood lactate, reducing anxiety attacks
• Decreases any tension-related pain, such as, tension headaches, ulcers, insomnia, muscle and joint problems
• Increases serotonin production that improves mood and behaviour
• Improves the immune system
• Increases the energy level, as you gain an inner source of energy

Mental benefits

• Anxiety decreases
• Emotional stability improves
• Creativity increases
• Happiness increases
• Intuition develops
• Gain clarity and peace of mind
• Problems become smaller
• Meditation sharpens the mind by gaining focus and expands through relaxation
• A sharp mind without expansion causes tension, anger and frustration
• An expanded consciousness without sharpness can lead to lack of action/progress
• The balance of a sharp mind and an expanded consciousness brings perfection

Source – www.artofliving.org