Saturday, January 29, 2011

MEDITATION....Just Do It!

Toni and I had a great small group meditation session today. I wanted to pass along some information from the blog, Success Demands Action.

50 benefits to meditation and why you should start today!
When I first thought of the idea for this article, I thought I would have a hard time coming up with a long list.

As I continued to do research the list became easy to create. I can honestly say if you continue to dig deeper in your research the list of benefits of meditation is almost limitless.

01- It lowers oxygen consumption.

02- It increases blood flow and slows the heart rate.

03- Increases exercise tolerance.

04- Leads to a deeper level of physical relaxation.

05- Decreases muscle tension.

06- Helps cure chronic diseases such as allergies and arthritis.

07- Enhances the immune system.

08- Helps in the Dropping of cholesterol levels, and lowers risk of cardiovascular disease.

09- Decreases the aging process.

10- Cures headaches & migraines

11- Helps create significant relief from asthma

12- Earn more benefits while working out

13- Will help Build a strong self-confidence

14- Helps cure phobias & fears

15- Helps with focus & concentration

16- Increases creativity

17- Increased brain wave coherence.

18- Improved learning ability and memory.

19- Increased feelings of vitality and rejuvenation.

20- Improve your memory2

21- Helps to develop a strong intuition.

22- Increases Productivity.

23- Improved relations at home & at work.

24- Increases your ability to solve complex problems.

25- Develops a higher will power.

26- react more quickly and more effectively with stressful events.

27- Create less stress while at work.

28- Helps eliminate or decrease chances of mental illness.

29- Enhances your ability to be social.

30- Lowers your aggressiveness.

31- Helps when trying to quit destructive behaviors such as smoking or drinking.

32- Helps cure insomnia.

33- Increases your sense of responsibility.

34- Lessens your anxiety.

35- Increases your listening skills and empathy.

36- Helps you make better and quick judgments.

37- Increased tolerance towards others and yourself.

38- Will create peace of mind and happiness.

39- Helps you to discover your major purpose in life.

40- Increases your compassion.

41- Increases your potential to gain wisdom.

42- A deeper understanding of others and yourself.

43- Will bring your body, mind, and spirit in harmony.

44- Increase your ability to forgive others

45- Helps nurture and maintain a positive mental attitude.

46- Find your inner direction.

47- Start living in the present instead of the past or future.

48- Creates a widening, deepening capacity for love.

49- Discovery of the power and consciousness beyond the ego.

50- Experience a sense of Oneness.Meditation is 100 percent free and requires no special equipment. Its also not to complicated to learn and can be practiced anywhere. Meditation is also not time consuming and has no negative effects. Through the use of meditation there is nothing but positive results that can be gained. With such a huge list of benefits I hope you decide to take action today and spend 15-20 minutes daily meditating. It has the power to change your life forever!

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