Making a case for meditation

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While many people bring their own view of the practice to the discussion, the case for meditation is gaining support from science each day. Study after study supports the healthful affects of focusing on mindfulness, even in small doses. Here are just some of the positive changes noted to date:

Meditation

  • Ability to lower pain sensation by 27%
  • Enhance compassion by 50%
  • Improve concentration by 10x
  • Reduce anxiety by 30%
  • This can all happen in just 8 weeks of meditating
  • Meditation has been around for 2500 years

Meditation has been scientifically shown to ...

Reduce:

Improve:

  • The immune system
  • Energy level
  • Cognitive function
  • Memory, hearing
  • Deeper sleep
  • Creativity
  • Skin
  • Happiness