Meditation is exercise for our brains. It brings us to the present moment by focusing the mind on a specific task or target. It keeps our thoughts from drifting by training our brain how to become more focused, enhance concentration and self awareness. It also helps us relax. If you are looking for a reason to start a meditation practice here are some of its science backed benefits:

  • Reduces stress
  • Helps control anxiety
  • Helps over depression
  • Increases memory and decreases memory loss
  • Improves sleep
  • Helps control pain
  • Can decrease blood pressure
  • Creates brain’s gray matter
  • Increases resiliency