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Tom Cronin here form the Stillness project and in my travels I'm meeting a lot of people confused and even overwhelmed about what things they should be doing to improve their life. and It’s totally understandable. With all the blogs, tweets and Facebook posts recommending all the healthy things that you should do each day its like, AAAARGH! How will I fit it all in??
Between the yin yoga, the hot yoga, the vinyasa yoga, the bar classes, the pilates, the samba dance classes, the green smoothies, the life drawing, the gym sessions, the boot camp, the indoor rock climbing and the dancing in the dark sessions you may be a little bit worn out.
Sure, all of these are good for you, in fact GREAT for you! But if you’re looking for something that has plenty of ‘bang for the buck’, one thing that has an enormous amount of benefits and one thing that you can get all within 20 minutes then check this out. Yep, 20 minutes and you don’t have to drive anywhere, you don’t need an expensive yoga outfit, and you don’t have to hustle in sweaty change rooms for a shower after the session.
Every day we are seeing more scientific evidence of the power of meditation. If there is one thing that you can do each day that has incredible list of benefits, it’s meditation. Here are just some of the many things that meditation can do for your life:
1. Deep levels of rest
2. Reduced anxiety
3. Enhances your immune system
4. Helps with weight loss
5. Helps alkalise your body
6. Alleviates pre-menstrual symptoms
7. Lowers cholesterol levels
8. Reduces ageing
9. Increases blood flow through the body
10. Reduces muscle tension
11. Reduce adrenal gland fatigue
12. Reduces headaches and migraines
13. Regulates breathing
14. Reduces high blood pressure
15. Increases energy levels
16. Improves sleep
17. Helps heal depression
18. Increases brain functioning
19. Reduces phobias and fears
20. Helps overcome PTSD
21. Helps heal ADHD
22. Builds self-confidence
23. Improves your memory
24. Helps break addictions
25. Stabilises emotional fluctuations
26. Increases oxytocin levels improving feelings of love
27. Reduces adrenalin and cortisol levels
28. Helps heal diabetes
29. Increases intuition
30. Increases creativity
31. Increases adaptability
32. Enhances your will-power
33. Improves brain co-herence
34. Reduces anger and rage
35. Reduces bi-polar symptoms
36. Improves intelligence
37. Assists in finding life purpose
38. Leads to enlightenment
39. Promotes inner peace
40. Helps to live in the present
So there you have it. As you can see meditation is choc-full of goodness. Perhaps you may know of some other benefits that I missed and would like to share them with us below? We’d love to hear from you. So until the next time, have a great day and happy meditating!
Although the world is becoming smaller and we are becoming more connected, we are also becoming more stressed, tired, unhappy and disconnected. We are at a tipping point, and we can go one of two ways. Which way will it go?
The Stillness Project vision is to unite millions of minds across the globe, all connected in peace, harmony and stillness. The Team at The Stillness Project feel a revolution of change is about to sweep across the planet. This is a shift that is born out of the need of the time, and that time is now. We have all the technology, all the information, all the gadgets and hyper-stimulation, but one thing is missing, Stillness.
The portal to access this stillness is meditation. Tom has been teaching meditation for many years now and has inspired thousands of people all over the world as a teacher, author and keynote speaker to unlock their brilliance and calm with meditation.
He has been featured on national TV in Australia, The Sydney Morning Herald, Huffington Post, Vogue magazine, Conde Nast traveller, Qantas traveller, NineMSN, The Sunday Telegraph and countless blog sites.
Tom has an unwavering commitment to reducing stress and chaos in people’s lives, cultivating peace, calm and shared abundance through his movement The Stillness Project.
The Benefits of Meditation – 40 Advantages of Meditation.