BENEFITS OF MEDITATION
“A relaxed state of consciousness where you are not doing anything is meditation”The purpose of Yoga & meditation is to build awareness, strength, and harmony in your body and mind.
What does meditation mean?
Meditation means knowing yourself, to look within the mirror of yourself. It is a condition of absolute disconnection from the outside world and remains unoccupied. It turned you as the observer of mind a regular meditation can provide lots of physical & mental health benefits.
1. Meditation controls Anxiety
meditation helps us to reduce anxiety disorders i.e phobias, social anxiety, paranoid thought, panic attacks, and obsessive-compulsive behavior. Habitual meditation reduces anxiety and anxiety related to mental health issues.
Most common reason that people try meditation is the reduction of stress .a style of meditation called “mindfulness meditation “reduces the inflammation response caused by stress.
Inflammatory chemical called cytokines are released in response to stress which can affect our mood & leading to depression.meditataion decrease these inflammatory chemicals.
some forms of meditation helps to enhance a stronger understanding of yourself.it helps you to grow into your best self i.e self-inquiry meditation explicitly aims to help you develop a greater understanding of yourself.
Related memory loss:- Through regular meditation, you can increase memory and mental clarity. It fights dementia and age-related memory loss.
Metta (loving-kindness meditation)develops positive feelings, empathy and compassionate behavior towards others.
7.Can help to fight against addictions
Meditations develop will power and mental disciplines. which helps to triggers unwanted impulses.
8.Improve sleeps and helps to control pain
meditation can vanish the perception of pain in the brain it helps to treat chronic pain when used as a supplement to physical therapy.meditation also can shorten the time to fall asleep and increase sleep quality.
9.Decrease blood pressure
If you meditate regularly then not only during meditation but also over time in individual it decreases your blood pressure too.
Two Major Styles Of Meditation
- Focus Attention Meditation (may focus on calming sounds, mantra or breathing )
- Open Monitoring meditation (it may include becoming aware of thoughts impulses or feelings that you normally try to suppress.