Why you need to start meditating daily

On a daily basis, we are all subjected to some form of stress. Ignoring this stress can lead to a variety of mental and physical health problems. It can also result in workplace burnout.

The advantages of meditation practice are well-known. The technique is frequently promoted as a habit of highly successful (and happy) people, as a method of stress and anxiety relief, and as the next big thing in mainstream wellness. It’s not simply anecdotal evidence either. Thousands of research have demonstrated the beneficial effects of meditation on our health and well-being.

Millions of people use it to cultivate other great habits and sentiments, such as a positive mood and outlook, self-discipline, healthy sleep patterns, and even pain tolerance. These are some science-backed reasons why you should start your meditation journey today!

1. You’ll Sleep Better

It turns out that it can even help with major sleep issues. A study was done to see if mindfulness meditation could help people who suffer from chronic insomnia. Those who participated in the meditation training had less overall wake time during the night, were more relaxed before going to bed, and had less severe sleep issues after eight weeks. In addition, six months later, the insomniacs had maintained a higher quality of sleep in a follow-up study.

2. Decreases pains and makes you heal faster

Meditation may be beneficial if you suffer from chronic aches, pains, or headaches. A relationship between mindfulness meditation and pain treatment has been discovered by scientists. While the specific explanation why this is unknown, many health professionals prescribe daily meditation in addition to medical treatment for chronic pain.

3. Become less anxious!

Meditation has a lot of anti-anxiety properties. One of the most common reasons individuals meditate is to calm an overworked, noisy mind. Meditation gives us a reprieve from the racing thoughts that come with worry. 

4. You will become more productive

Daily meditation can help you perform better at work! Research found that meditation helps increase your focus and attention and improves your ability to multitask. Meditation helps clear our minds and focus on the present moment – which gives you a huge productivity boost.

5. Meditation Enhances Your Love Life

You’ll find it easier to maintain permanent harmony in your relationships if you learn to detect your own and others’ emotions.
82 female instructors, all married or living with a spouse, were trained to meditate by researchers from the University of California, San Francisco. During a marital interaction exam, the women made fewer unpleasant facial expressions than a control group that had not learnt meditation. People who make unpleasant facial gestures toward their partners are more likely to divorce, according to research from UC Berkeley.

Women who meditated reported much higher marital happiness than those who did not, according to a study conducted by Maharishi International University in Iowa.

6. It may reduce age-related memory loss

Kirtan Kriya is a type of meditation that combines a mantra or chant with a repetitive finger gesture to help you concentrate. It has been proven in studies that it enhances performance on neuropsychological tests in adults with age-related memory decline.

Furthermore, preliminary evidence suggests that various meditation approaches can improve attention, memory, and mental speed in older volunteers.

Meditation, in addition to combating typical age-related memory decline, can at least partially improve memory in dementia patients. It can also help caregivers of family members with dementia manage stress and cope better.

7. Meditation may curb your food cravings and help fight addictions

Meditation can help you break dependencies by boosting your self-control and awareness of addictive behavior triggers.
Meditation may aid in the management of food cravings. Mindfulness meditation helped participants minimize emotional and binge eating, according to an analysis of 14 trials.

Meditation has been demonstrated to assist people learn to refocus their attention, manage their emotions and impulses, and gain a better knowledge of the roots of their problems, according to research.

One study in 60 people receiving treatment for alcohol use disorder found that practicing transcendental meditation was associated with lower levels of stress, psychological distress, alcohol cravings, and alcohol use after 3 months.

After three months of practice, transcendental meditation was associated with lower levels of stress, psychological distress, alcohol cravings, and alcohol use in 60 patients getting treatment for alcohol use disorder.

What we think

Meditation can be done by anybody to improve mental and emotional wellness. Without particular equipment or subscriptions you can do it anywhere.

Although meditation is not the perfect answer to all health problems, it can undoubtedly assist you to feel healthier, happier and more productive when paired with other healthy practices such as yoga and exercise. If you have never been meditating before, start practicing slowly and easily.

Give yourself some rest and affection and attempt to meditate today!

Atlas Curates

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