Why You Should Practice Meditation

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Anyone who commits to a meditative practice—regardless of the form of meditation—has a profound understanding of the benefits of regular meditation. The benefits are highly impactful. There are nearly two decades of comprehensive research to support them. The neural, cardiovascular, and metabolic effects of meditative practices have been well documented.

Some of the benefits of meditation include:

  • Fewer debilitating experiences such as headaches and migraines
  • Reduction of cardiovascular disease
  • Stabilizes blood pressure, cholesterol levels, and hypertension
  • Improved mood and sleep quality
  • Decreased anxiety and depression
  • Less stress, resulting in a balance of metabolism, mitochondrial function, and insulin secretion
  • Enhances resilience