Benefits of Meditation

In recent years, there have been numerous scientific studies on the benefits of meditation. Many studies have shown that practicing meditation, even for a short period of time, can have profound physical, psychological, and performance benefits.

Physical Benefits

  • Reduces the physical effects of stress by lowering the levels of stress hormones.
  • Improves immune function and therefore helps the body to recover from disease.
  • Reduces high blood pressure.
  • Reduces the symptoms of various stress-related illnesses.
  • Causes positive changes in the brain (as evidenced in neuroimaging studies), suggesting improvement in memory and other brain functions.

Psychological Benefits

  • Reduces anxiety and depression.
  • Affects wave patterns in the brain, suggesting improvements in focus, learning, and creativity.
  • Promotes an overall sense of contentment and emotional well-being.

Performance Benefits

  • Improves concentration.
  • Effects changes in the brain, suggesting improvements in learning and productivity.
  • Improves over-all performance.

For more information on the scientific studies, please check the information on our Frequently Asked Questions page.