Health Benefits of Meditation

Submitted by Tiffany Chalmers, Salon & Spa Director

The practice of daily meditation is completely free, requires no equipment and is not complicated to learn.  It can be done anywhere and for any amount of time.  Meditation has been practiced all over the world for thousands of years.  It has numerous physical, psychological, and spiritual health benefits.  Our Salon & Spa staff practice meditation and provide a monthly guided class.  The following are examples of how meditation may affect your life in a positive manner:

Physical Benefits

  • Lowers blood pressure
  • Decreases muscle tension
  • Helps chronic diseases such as arthritis & allergies
  • Enhances immune system
  • Helps in post-operative healing
  • Helps with weight loss
  • Helps with reduction of free radicals; lessens tissue damage
  • Improves cholesterol levels

Psychological Benefits

  • Increases serotonin levels
  • Resolves phobias
  • Helps with focus & concentration
  • Increases brain wave coherence
  • Improves learning ability & memory
  • Improves communication between the 2 brain hemispheres
  • Decreases restless thinking

Spiritual Benefits

  • Provides peace of mind
  • Increases self-actualization
  • Brings body, mind, & spirit in harmony
  • Helps attain enlightenment
  • Improves inner directedness
  • Helps living in the present moment
  • Creates a widening, deepening capacity for love

To learn more contact Tiffany Chalmers – Cambridge Village Salon & Spa Director – tchalmers@cvwsliving.com-910.239.9510

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