There are benefits of meditation that improve your overall wellness. Did you know in a recent study, meditation over 8 weeks was shown to cause actual physical changes in the brain such as the hippocampus that regulates emotion and the amygdala which regulates anxiety and stress? Meditation has long been known to promote relaxation, stress relief, improve concentration, focus and memory.
In another study, participants were blood tested after 4 months of a meditation program and lower levels of inflammation related to stress were found than in the control group.
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