Meditation And The Benefits

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Meditation appears to have amazing neurological benefits from changes in grey matter to reducing stress and anxiety. Have you been thinking about trying it but unsure how it can help you? 

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•Meditation helps preserve the ageing brain 

Studies have shown (from UCLA) that the brain ages less in people who used meditation.

•Meditation Reduces Activity in the Brain’s “Me Center”
Mindfulness meditation decreases activity in the default mode network; the brain network responsible for mind-wandering and self-referential thoughts.

•It is a fantastic Antidepressant 

Meditation isn’t a magical cure but it does significally help in the management in such conditions as stress and anxiety.

•Meditation may Lead to better memory and emotion control

“A Harvard study found that mindfulness meditation can actually change the structure of the brain: Eight weeks of Mindfulness-Based Stress Reduction (MBSR) increased cortical thickness in the hippocampus, which governs learning and memory and plays a part in emotion regulation.” Forbes

•Just a Few Days of Training Improves Concentration and Attention
So many people struggle to concentrate… you are not on your own! One of the main benefits of meditation is that it improves attention and concentration.

•Meditation Can Help with Addiction
Studies have shown that meditation has effects on the self-control regions of the brain, meditation can be very effective in helping people recover from various types of addiction.

There is so much evidence that meditation is great for your mind and wellness so why not give it a try?

Download the Kick Start app for free today and try one of my free meditations.


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