wisdom from the buddha


Buddha saidImmediately we experience the benefits of meditation. Even when we practice every now and again, you will notice a change with each session. However, a regular daily practice of meditation is the key to experiencing all of the benefits that meditation has to offer.

20 reasons why meditation is the best thing you could be doing right now. Meditation:

  • Literally grows your brain.
  • Increases blood flow to your brain.
  • Reduces cortisol production.
  • Reduces blood pressure and heart rate.
  • Increases neuroplasticity.
  • Increases the production of good neurotransmitters.
  • Triggers the parasympathetic nervous system.
  • Boosts the immune system.
  • Causes muscle relaxation.
  • Slows the ageing process.
  • Reduces stress related conditions such as anxiety and depression.
  • Increases stress resilience.
  • Increases positive emotions.
  • Increases focus and present moment awareness.
  • Increases emotional stability and intelligence.
  • Increases your capacity to learn.
  • Increases empathy and compassion.
  • Increases a sense of connection to your self and others.
  • Increases your sense of purpose and meaning.
  • Improves sociability.

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