Upgrade Attention - Multiple studies show that meditation improves your attention span. Even just five days of meditation practice produced results.
Improve Mood - Meditator's moods steadily improved over a three-month period.
Soothe Anxiety - An analysis of nearly 19,000 studies showed that meditation can reduce anxiety and depression.
Reduce Stress Side Effects - Meditation helps reduce levels of the stress hormone cortisol. This supports a sharper memory, healthier weight and better sleep.
Slow Aging - Telomerase, the enzyme that prevents premature aging in cells, is suppressed when we are stressed. Meditation can increase telomerase activity by 30 percent.
Lower Pain - Participants reported a 40 percent decrease in pain intensity during meditation.
Boost Immunity - Meditation increases antibody levels, helping the body fight off illness and infections.
Meditation can be a powerful ally for your mind, body and spirit. Make it part of your healthy lifestyle along with cardiovascular exercise, strength training, flexibility practice and conscious eating. Calm.com offers a free guide to meditation, taking you through the steps in a no-nonsense, non-threatening process.
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