3 minutes of meditation is all you need

I checked out my faithful fountain of knowledge friend Google and came across Psychology Today and scientific facts about;

Why we should meditate

It Boosts Your HEALTH

1 - Increases immune function

2 - Decreases Pain

3 - Decreases Inflammation at the Cellular Level 

It Boosts Your HAPPINESS

4 - Increases Positive Emotion

5 - Decreases Depression

6 - Decreases Anxiety

7 - Decreases Stress

It Boosts Your SOCIAL LIFE

Think meditation is a solitary activity? It may be (unless you meditate in a group which many do!) but it actually increases your sense of connection to others:

8 - Increases social connection & emotional intelligence

9 - Makes you more compassionate

10 - Makes you feel less lonely

It Boosts Your Self-Control

11 - Improves your ability to regulate your emotions (Ever flown off the handle or not been able to quiet your mind? Here's the key)

12 - Improves your ability to introspect & for why this is crucial see this post)

It Changes Your BRAIN (for the better)

13 - Increases grey matter

14 - Increases volume in areas related to emotion regulation, positive emotions & self-control

15 - Increases cortical thickness in areas related to paying attention

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