Meditation practice has had a profound effect on me in terms of how I perform athletically and handle obstacles in my life. I love the fact that— in the U.S. about 8 percent of adults and 1.6 percent of children have tried it already. This is because the health benefits of mindfulness meditation are incredibly impressive … and supported by scientific studies.
From January 1st to the 8th I’ll be at a deep meditation retreat in rural Nova Scotia, Canada.
If you haven’t tried mindful meditation yet, here are 8 benefits you can receive from mindful meditation:
It reduces stress.
It has a direct, positive effect on anxiety and depression.
Ii is directly beneficial to weight loss and/or management. Mindful meditation helps with stress related overeating and an increased awareness of hunger and satiety cues.
It makes you less likely to have metabolic syndrome.
It is considered as a way to help prevent negative changes in the gut microbiome.
It can help reduce the symptoms of Irritable Bowel Syndrome.
It can lessen pregnancy-related stress.
It has been shown to significantly improve symptoms and side effects from cancer and its treatment. This includes stress, anxiety, depression, vitality, fatigue, and sleep levels.
Source: “8 Health Benefits of Mindfulness Meditation”, Ecowatch, December 4, 2016, by Joe Leech; http://www.ecowatch.com/what-is-mindfulness-meditation-2118242331.html
Standard 60min Massage: Boston ($140.00):
Deluxe 90min Massage: Boston ($200.00):