Meditation has several benefits (Thinkstock)Meditation has several benefits (Thinkstock)
A number of studies have said that meditation can have a positive impact on your life if done correctly and sincerely. A number of studies have said that meditation can have a positive impact on your life if done correctly and sincerely. Apart from helping you think more clearly and calmly, here are some of the benefits of meditating regularly…
Helps you express yourself better: A calm mind means better focus, heightened concentration and better perception. All these help you communicate better and thereby, improve your relationships.
Boosts creativity: Meditation is said to bring out your creative instincts and help you perform better at tasks because it has the ability to reinvigorate the mind.
Makes you more observant: The sound of your own breath can be strangely calming and makes you more aware about yourself. This mindfulness also makes your brain sharper and increases your observation skills.
Revitalises a tired mind: We all go through that phase where the mind and body feel fatigued. Just 10 to 15 minutes of meditation can help refresh your mind and make you feel less lethargic. The best part is that meditation can be done anywhere, at any time of the day.
Encourages you to let go of negative feelings: Thanks to the rollercoaster of emotions that we go through almost on a daily basis, it gets easy to harbour grudges and feel pessimistic. However, that drains you out more than you realise. Meditation teaches you how to let go of things that you cannot control and to accept them without feeling discouraged.
Evokes feelings of gratitude: Meditation teaches you to appreciate and be grateful for even the small things in life. When you apply this in all aspects of your life, you realise you become happier and your thoughts take a more positive turn.
[Source”timesofindia”]