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The Scientific Power of Meditation – How Meditation Benefits Mind and Body

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We keep hearing about meditation benefits and how good it is for our minds and bodies. So this is a post to summarise all those wonderful benefits.

Meditation benefits your health:

  • lowers blood pressure
  • improves cardiovascular health
  • strengthens the immune system
  • improves concentration
  • reduces stress
  • reduces emotional distress
  • slows aging
  • increases happiness

Meditation benefits your brain:

“meditating for only 8 weeks actually significantly changed the brain’s grey matter — a major part of the central nervous system that is associated with processing information, as well as providing nutrients and energy to neurons” – Medical Daily

Learn more about the scientific power of meditation from AsapSCIENCE:

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Published by Shen-Li

SHEN-LI LEE is the author of “Brainchild: Secrets to Unlocking Your Child’s Potential”. She is also the founder of Figur8.net (a website on parenting, education, child development) and RightBrainChild.com (a website on Right Brain Education, cognitive development, and maximising potentials). In her spare time, she blogs on Forty, Fit & Fed, and Back to Basics.

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