Meditation will make you successful.

  1. Let’s do a quick review: meditation can help you cope with stress better, help you know (and like) yourself more, help you lessen anxiety and depression.
  2. Love music but find yourself drifting off and missing out in the middle of a concert or show? Meditation can help you to stay tuned in and aware, one study shows.
  3. Meditation helps your brain to let things slide away by simply giving it time to rest and meander through the information, bit by bit, letting go of what is unimportant.
  4. Some research shows that the way meditation helps your brain to work better is consistent, staying with you not just when you’re sitting on a cushion with your eyes closed, but all the time.
  5. Meditation affects your brain positively even when you’re not meditating.
  6. Meditation can improve how your brain functions.
  7. Another study showed that meditation “may be associated with structural changes in areas of the brain that are important for sensory, cognitive and emotional processing.
  8. Meditation can help you feel connected, and handle some stress.
  9. In other words, meditation may not only make your brain work better, it might also slow down the aging process within the brain.
  10. Handling high-stress, high-performance situations like a pro could certainly be a handy skill to have, and it’s one that meditation can help you cultivate.
  11. Whether you’re a part-time student, a full-time student, or someone who just likes to take tests for fun, meditation can help you learn and retain what you learn.
  12. If that’s not enough, there is also evidence from MRI scans that meditation can reinforce connections between brain cells.
  13. Meditation helps you feel reduce a sense of isolation and feel connected.
  14. When a group of psychologists were asked to recommend a few strategies for reaching weight-loss goals, 7 out of 10 said meditation, or mindfulness training, would be beneficial.
  15. Meditation can increase your metabolism and help you lose weight.

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