Surprise: meditation is good for you

I’ve been meditating for many years, and even before that, engaged in activities I didn’t know were meditation.

Why? Um… peace in your heart feels good. Being in tune with the whole universe enlarges your being. Wishing good for others, gratitude, asking for and offering forgiveness are all routine parts of meditative practice, and all make you into a better person.

But also, I have been aware of the health benefits of switching off anger, anxiety, worry, stress. So, I am not at all surprised at the results of a very recent study showing that regular meditation improves heart health, and reduces the probability of things like strokes and heart attacks.

About Dr Bob Rich

I am a professional grandfather. My main motivation is to transform society to create a sustainable world in which my grandchildren and their grandchildren in perpetuity can have a life, and a life worth living. This means reversing environmental idiocy that's now threatening us with extinction, and replacing culture of greed and conflict with one of compassion and cooperation.
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