Meditation allows you to be aware of your thoughts and this can provide massive benefits in all areas of life.
Life can be overwhelming at times. We have responsibilities at home, work, family, friends in fact in every part of life, and on top of that pressure form others, including those trying to sell things too us – perception isn’t reality and meditation can help you control this in a positiev way, which is much better for you than living with stress or not using negative thoughts and situations to your advantage.
With the demands of daily life greatly increasing, it is easy to see why mental health problems have grown. In the UK, approximately 1 out of 4 people will experience a mental health problem and it’s not just those who are seemingly weak or fragile people either – highly successful people in sport, business, politics and even the elite parts of the military suffer.
One of the first steps one can take to address stress is meditation.
Meditation allows you to train the mind just like physical exercises train the body.
You can also use variations of mediatation to control the physical body too – that’s why techniques like the Wim Hof method or using heart rate variability to control physical situations through deliberate thoughts and breathing work so well.
For people who’ve not done meditation, it’s easy to find people to help, phone apps or free online information and guidance on YouTube.
When your mind is at ease, better sleep and less anxiety will be a natural outcome, as will the ability to control stressful situations, improve health and fitness and even perform a rep or two extra in the gym.