Anna Lemind – 5 Amazing Ways Meditation Can Affect and Change Your Body – 8-12-14

August 13, 2014

Higher Density Blog

By Anna Lemind

It is a wide-known fact that meditation is a powerful tool against stress, fatigue and anxiety. However, numerous scientific studies have shown that mindfulness not only makes you relaxed and helps you unleash your inner potential, but can also significantly benefit your health and affect your body on a physical and even genetic level.

 

1. Meditation rebuilds your brain

The results of a study at Harvard Medical School showed that just two months of regular meditation practice completely rebuilds the human brain.

The experiment involved 16 volunteers who participated in the 8-week program aimed to reduce stress through mindfulness, developed by the Centre for Mindfulness of the University of Massachusetts Medical School. In weekly sessions participants were trained to focus on the awareness of their body’s senses, feelings and states of mind. Moreover, they had to meditate at home in their spare time.

All participants underwent…

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