‘Why Meditate’ is still a lingering question to the minds of many in this digital age.
You may consider these ‘three’ reasons why meditation could be your cup of tea:
- Meditation helps prevent stress, anxiety, worry, heart-diseases, high blood-pressure, aging and depression
- Meditation improves sleep, confidence, creativity and performance
- Meditation enhances happiness, contentment and social change.
Oxford University has a centre fully dedicated to researching the benefits of meditation, particularly Mindfulness.
Jack Kornfield, the author of ‘A Path with Heart’ says:
“In the end, just three things matter: How well we have lived. How well we have loved. How well we have learned to let go”
Meditation may not be an end itself (which is a good thing), but it can certainly lead to finding answers to these ‘three questions’ in life.
Here is a simple breathing meditation you could try out:
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