Meditative practices can lead to deeper sense of calm and empathy for others and we may touch our own inner strength. Regular meditation can help create a more robust personality and enable us to gain a sense of compassion for ourselves and for others. Many sufferers from stress, depression or anxiety find that regular meditation sessions help them to cope better with the symptoms of their condition. Those practising regularly may experience a greater sense of wellbeing, including more positive emotions and better mental health.
RESEARCH & TESTIMONIALS
Research Link 1: Davidson, R.J., Kabat-Zinn, J., Schumacher, J., Rosenkranz, M., Urbanowski, F. Harrington, A., Bonus, K, & Sheridan, J.F. (2003). Alterations in Brain and Immune Function Produced by Mindfulness Meditation. Psychosomatic Medicine, 65 (4), 564-570.
Research Link 2: Desbordes, G., Negi, L.T., Pace, T.W.W., et al. (2012). Effects of mindful-attention and compassion meditation training on amygdala response to emotional stimuli in an ordinary, non-meditative state. Frontiers in Human Neuroscience. 6, 292.