“A good traveler is one who knows how to travel with the mind.” ― Michael Bassey Johnson
Meditation was once thought of as an obscure practice or an activity only for hippies. But this is no longer. Meditation has taken on the western world and shows the tremendous benefits it can have for your health and happiness. We all have heard that “meditation is good for you”. But good in what terms?
Meditation focuses on the interaction between your body, brain, soul, and behavior. There are many types of meditation practices that can be based on compassion, mindfulness, and yoga among others. While their aims are different, they share many common physical and mental health benefits. There are various scientific studies and personal anecdotes that cover the wide range of benefits of meditation.
Here are just eight ways that meditation can improve your life. While there are many others, these will hopefully inspire you to test out meditation and reap the benefits it has.