Psychic Work & Complementary Therapies

Benefits of Meditation

Physical Benefits of Meditation
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Meditation affects the entire nervous system in a positive way. Many of the physical benefits that result from this include:

  • It lowers oxygen consumption.
  • It decreases respiratory rate.
  • It increases blood flow and slows the heart rate. Helps reduce heart disease.
  • Helps with weight loss
  • Increases exercise tolerance in heart patients.
  • Good for people with high blood pressure as it brings the B.P. to normal.
  • Decreases muscle tension and headaches.
  • Improves depression, and insomnia. It increases serotonin production which influences positively mood and behaviour.
  • Helps in chronic diseases like allergies, arthritis etc.
  • Reduces Pre- menstrual Syndrome.
  • Helps in post-operative healing.
  • Enhances the immune system. Research has revealed that meditation increases activity of ‘natural-killer cells’, which kill bacteria and cancer cells.
  • Also reduces activity of viruses and emotional distress.
  • Enhances energy, strength and vigour.
  • Helps developing the ability to have more resistant skin.
  • Lowers level of cholesterol.
  • Improves air flow to the lungs to aid easy breathing.
  • Delays biological aging.
  • Increases the levels of DHEAS in older people.
  • Increases brain wave coherence.
  • Increases feeling of youthfulness and rejuvenation, as well as vitality, leads to positive outlook in life and joyfulness, and increases a person’s emotional status and stability.
  • It helps people to free themselves from vices and addictions as well as from medications such as tranquilizers and narcotics.
  • Reduces muscular tension.
  • Strengthens the immune system.
  • Decreases high blood pressure.
  • Lowers cholesterol levels.
  • Reduces risk of cardiovascular disease.
  • Reduces strain related pain, such as headaches.
  • Enables deeper and restful sleep.
  • Improves flow of air to the lungs resulting in easier breathing.
  • Reduction of free radicals – organic molecules responsible for aging, tissue damage, etc. Heloisa_Meditation
  • Reduces levels of stress hormones such as cortisol .
  • Etc.

Mental Benefits of Meditation

  • Meditation can assist in many areas that are related to your state of mind, such as:
  • Improves concentration.
  • Helps to resolve Phobias.
  • Reduces anxiety attacks as it lowers the levels of blood lactate.
  • A clear mind makes you more productive, especially in creative disciplines like painting, or writing.
  • Less bothered by little things – It is the nature of the mind to magnify small things into serious problems. Meditation helps us detach.
  • Improves memory.
  • Increases learning ability.
  • Increases ability for self-actualization.
  • Reduces anxiety attacks. Meditation lowers the levels of blood lactate.
  • Improves self-awareness, self-confidence, will power.
  • Increasing your intelligence.
  • Improving your memory.
  • Enhancing your creativity.
  • Drastically improving your ability to think clearly.
  • Improved problem solving abilities.
  • Decreasing & eliminating depression.
  • Decreasing anxiety.
  • Reducing irritability and moodiness.
  • Enjoying a more positive outlook.
  • More smiles 🙂
  • Etc.

Emotional Benefits of Meditationhh

Often overlooked are the many benefits of meditation that relate to your emotional wellbeing. People who meditate not only experience a reduction in stress, they also report emotional improvements such as:

  • Improves the sense of positivity.
  • Increases confidence.
  • Ives greater ability to give and receive love.
  • Helps eliminating panic attacks.
  • Gives a greater sense of warmth and openness towards others.
  • Etc.

Spiritual Benefits of Meditationdivine-inspiration

Last but certainly not least are the benefits of meditation that relate to spirituality. People that meditate often experience:

  • A growing sense of inner tranquillity, serenity.
  • Improves Knowledge of Self. Meditation enables us to have a deeper understanding of our inner self. Through meditation we can gain a greater understanding of our life’s purpose and meaning.
  • A feeling of connectedness to others.
  • An openness to love and to higher guidance.
  • Improves intuition.
  • Enhances the ability to “let go” and go with the flow of life.
  • Etc.

Benefits increase with regular practice.

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