Emotional & Physical Benefits of Meditation


I went on an Ayurvedic Astrologer many years ago and he looked at me and said “You are at a fork in the road – one path will lead to chaos and one will lead to peace.”  Of course I wanted to take the road that leads to peace.  I wondered what I had to do.  He told me I needed to learn how to meditate.

The word ‘meditate’ has a common image attached to it.  A person sitting on a pillow, legs crossed with their hands resting on their knees.  The idea of this image is a common misconception.  Meditation is the practice of finding the stillness within. Learning how to be still long enough to listen to the voice inside you.  To find true stillness one does not always have to be still.  Walking in nature, dancing to music, singing and chanting for 15 minutes can bring the same mental stillness as sitting on a pillow does.  As humans each day is different, some days we have more energy than others.  With meditation the most important thing is to know yourself well enough to shift into the meditation that works for a given day – is it an active day or a still day?

meditation page picMeditation is the gift that keeps on giving.  When your mind becomes still your breath deepens which brings a relaxing feeling to the physical body.  Meditation assists in decreasing stress and opening up the mind to think more clearly.  In addition, studies have showed that meditation lowers blood pressure, reduces blood sugar levels, increases circulation and improves mental health.  When you begin to practice meditation you will move from the road of chaos to the road of peace.

By Heather Askinosie

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