The major concern of today’s life style is how to overcome stress and manage health issues. Along with them, there is found increased awareness for yoga, exercise and meditation in our day to day life. More and more people are found practicing yoga, meditation and exercise at home and also joining the gym. But the common problem with most of us is maintaining the regularity. In order to gain anything in life we need to sacrifice certain things. And here as we are talking about meditation it requires to sacrifice your sleep.
Mostly meditation is understood as the management of stress and distress in the body and relaxing the self. It can also be termed as shifting oneself from the complexities of mind towards the simplicity of mind. A person doing meditation mostly sits in a quiet place on the floor or even on a chair or any other place with his eyes closed or even open as there are different ways of doing it, concentrating your mind at a spot where almost your mind has no thoughts running and one is in a total relaxed state physically and mentally both.
Let us go through some benefits of doing meditation
- Work environment, no matter whether you are in a job or running a business, stress and anxiety has become a part of your life. But this definitely related to the people who take it on them. There are people who are working happily and with full energy throughout the day even after being loaded with work. So it depends on what type of person you are. Mediation helps you to calm your mind and relax during tough times and keeps your focus on the place where it should be rather then stressing out on it.
- Meditating regularly enhances your self-image, you become more productive, patient and feel more energetic from within. It enhances your beauty from within and makes you look all the more beautiful, cheerful and attractive. Studies have also proved that regular meditations of certain types has the capability to cure diseases which are incurable by medical science as it makes you more positive in approach
- Improves sleep and for those who are always running out of time can feel fresh even in lesser hours of sleep. The attitude towards your life changes. It makes you think positive in all situations. The one who is suffering from pain also feels lesser pain in the body as meditation increases your tolerance.
- Meditation has proved to give enormous health benefits like helping to control Blood Pressure. Reduction in stress leads to reduction in blood sugar levels, handling depression, giving up addictions, improves your immunity, mental and emotional health. Improving these will lead to having a good memory which fades away on ageing.
These were some benefits explained in minimum. Meditation itself is a vast and a deep subject now and it is also under going continuous change in techniques. The benefits of meditation have been approved by health organisations. For those who intend to learn and there after become teachers can get themselves certified too.
In the fast pacing life meditation is a very powerful weapon available to all of us which if done with little push of discipline and punctuality will make your life worth living more beautifully and to your utmost satisfaction. It is just for us to make a start towards healthy living both mentally and physically!!!!