100 Benefits of Meditation

Physiological benefits:

1- Lowers oxygen consumption.
2- Decreases respiratory rate.
3- Increases blood flow and slows the heart rate.
4- Increases exercise tolerance.
5- Leads to a deeper level of physical relaxation.
6- Good for people with high blood pressure.
7- Reduces anxiety attacks by lowering the levels of blood lactate.
8- Decreases muscle tension
9- Supports chronic diseases like allergies, arthritis etc.
10- Reduces Pre-menstrual Syndrome symptoms.
11- Supports post-operative healing.
12- Enhances the immune system.
13- Reduces activity of viruses and emotional distress
14- Enhances energy, strength and vigour.
15- Supports weight loss
16- Reduces free radicals, less tissue damage
17- Promotes higher skin resistance
18- Decreases cholesterol levels, lowers risk of cardiovascular disease.
19- Improves flow of air to the lungs resulting in easier breathing.
20- Decreases the aging process.
21- Promotes higher levels of DHEAS (Dehydroepiandrosterone)
22- Supports the reduction and/or elimination of pain
23- Reduces sweat
24- Reduces/eliminates headaches & migraines
25- Promotes higher brain functioning
26- Reduces need for medical care
27- reduces energy wasted
28- Increases activity levels.
29- Significant relief from asthma
30- Improves performance in athletics
31- Normalizes to your ideal weight
32- Harmonizes our endocrine system
33- Relaxes our nervous system
34- Produces lasting beneficial changes in brain electrical activity
35- promotes reductionand/or elimination of infertility (the stresses of infertility can interfere with the release of hormones that regulate ovulation).

Psychological benefits:
36- Builds self-confidence.
37- Increases serotonin level, influences mood and behaviour.
38- Resolves phobias & fears
39- Promotes control own thoughts
40- Promotes focus & concentration
41- Increases creativity
42- Increases brain wave coherence.
43- Improves learning ability and memory.
44- Increases feelings of vitality and rejuvenation.
45- Increases emotional stability.
46- improves relationships
47- Mind ages at slower rate
48- Promotes elimination of bad habits
49- Develops intuition
50- Increases Productivity
51- Improves relations at home & at work
52- Promotes ability to see the larger picture in a given situation
53- Supports reduction of focus on petty issues
54- Increases ability to solve complex problems
55- Purifies your character
56- Develops will power
57-  supports greater communication between the two brain hemispheres
58- Produces more effective reaction times to a stressful event.
59- Increases one’s perceptual ability and motor performance
60- Promotes higher intelligence growth rate
61- Increases job satisfaction
62- increases capacity for intimate contact with loved ones
63- Decreases in potential mental illness
64- Promotes more sociable behaviour
65- Reducesaggressiveness
66- Supports reduction/elimination of smoking, alcohol addiction
67- Reduces need and dependency on drugs, pills & pharmaceuticals
68- Supports recovery from sleep deprivation
69-Supports less time to fall asleep, helps cure insomnia
70- Increases sense of responsibility
71- Reduces road rage
72- Decreases  restless thinking
73- Decreases tendency to worry
74- Increases listening skills and empathy
75- Supports more accurate judgements
76- Promotes greater tolerance
77- Supports composure to act in considered & constructive ways
78- Promotes  a stable, more balanced personality
79- Develops emotional maturity

Spiritual benefits:
80- Supports ability to keep things in perspective
81- Provides peace of mind, happiness
82- Supports your discovery of  your purpose
83- Increases self-actualization.
84- Increases compassion
85- Promotes awareness of wisdom
86- promotes deeper understanding of yourself and others
87- Supports body, mind, spirit in harmony
88- Promotes deeper level of spiritual relaxation
89- Increases acceptance of oneself
90- Supports forgiveness
91- Suports changes attitude toward life
92- Creates a deeper relationship with your God
93- Supports allowing enlightenment
94- Promotes greater inner awareness
95- Increase living in the present moment
96- Creates a widening, deepening capacity for love
97- Supports discovery of the power and consciousness beyond the ego
98- Promotes experience an inner sense of “Assurance or Knowingness”
99- Supports experience a sense of “Oneness”
100- Increases the synchronicity in your life



Meditation Practice
Everyone is invited to join our Meditation Practice on Wednesday evenings and practice "being" meditation. The first half of the class is meditation practice while the other half is interactive as we explore the path of meditation through
 engaging discussions to support your practice.
The class is comfortable for those new to this practice and those who meditate regularly. Experience the benefits of a group weekly practice with a community focused on health and healing.
 Wednesday at 5:30pm.