“Meditate” she said. “It’ll be good for you” she said.
So a few months ago, I looked into it.
Contrary to what you might think, meditation is not just something only for Buddhist monks. Not only can anyone meditate, but there are myriad benefits to your health and well-being including, but not limited to:
- Decrease blood pressure, as well as cortisol (a stress hormone) and cholesterol.
- Increase creativity
- Reduce anxiety and strengthen the immune system
- Increases calmness and provides a more positive emotional state
Well heck, I can check off all those items as something I could use help with. It doesn’t cost anything, so why not give it a try?
I have been less than successful so far for several reasons. Primarily these: