[ Guest Post ] Health Benefits Of Meditation

Today I wanted to share a guest post on the health benefits of meditation. Put aside your views of meditation being reserved for sitting on a mountain or only being religion-oriented. It’s not. It can be done anywhere, at any time, by anybody. It’s simply about bringing some peace to your mind, focusing on the current sensations within your body and the small details of your surroundings. This holistic approach can have a surprising benefit on your body and your mind, so take a look at just 5 of the ways it can change your life…

1. Stress Reliever

Stress plays an important role in many chronic diseases. It’s difficult to think about a disease in which stress and mindset don’t figure. Meditation is an excellent stress reliever and it has an advantageous impact on the wellbeing of a patient.

People who work on Metta meditation were found to have lower anxiety levels and lower heart rates. What’s more, when non-mediators began Metta contemplation they saw their anxiety levels fall altogether and their unwinding levels rise fundamentally.

2. Reduce Blood Pressure

After quite a while of broad research, hypertension, a standout amongst the most famous reasons for the early demise, is as yet considered something of a secret. Around 90% of cases have no known cause.

In addition to the fact that it is one of the main drivers of the various different diseases, for example, strokes, heart assaults, aneurysms and kidney failure, hypertension produces a self-propagating endless loop of blood vessel solidifying. However, meditation helps a lot to bring down circulatory strain by making the body less receptive to stress hormones.

3. Anti-Inflammation

Inflammation inside the body is a destructive compel that wreaks devastation on our nerves, joints, and veins. It is made through anxiety, and through eating regimens high in sugar, corrosive and processed food. Mindfulness contemplation, specifically, appears to be able to avoid sickness and the inner irritation that offers ascend to it.

Studies have demonstrated that people under anxiety who reflect frequently shows a stamped decrease in Interleukin-6, a known inflammation biomarker. This kind of inflammation is connected with the tumour, immune system conditions, and Alzheimer’s disease.

4. Emotional Helper

Most of the time people have difficulty in handling their emotions because they are quite challenging. They can wreak destruction and spread agony for the duration of our lives.  That is the place where meditation comes in.

In opposition to what a few people trust, contemplation does not make us emotionless, nor does it make a person emotional fool. When we’re doing mindfulness contemplation, on the off chance that we feel envious, we feel it: the torment, the blame, everything. What likewise happens is that we have a little space around the feeling. We can see it for what it is.

5. Improve Immunity

Meditation boosts our immunity system. When our body is relaxed, our immune system can get ready for the fight to come against germs, outside trespassers, and malignancy. Meditation can also enhance memory.

Studies have discovered that contemplation practice helped specialists think better, recollect a greater amount of their works subtle elements, and stay empowered and encounter less negative temperaments.

Author Bio:

Odette Cecilia, originally from Venezuela, learned intuitively to meditate through creative visualization. Her depth of spirit led to her interest in and love of the healing arts and most specifically, the use of sound frequencies and music to enhance spiritual, mental, emotional, and physical well-being in others.

As a Sound Healing Meditation Therapist and Reiki Master, Odette has worked in the US and globally providing sound healing meditations. Odette Cecilia uses the harp, crystal singing bowls, Tibetan bowls, tuning forks, and other instruments in conjunction with guided visualization and meditation in the sound therapy that she offers to both individuals and groups.




  1. June 14, 2017 / 6:14 pm

    I’ve always been so hesitant about meditation but this blog really makes it sound worth it, thanks for the post! I’m hoping to blog about how yoga helps with my anxiety so this is a really good blog to help me out thanks xx

    • InvisiblyMe
      June 14, 2017 / 9:23 pm

      I found, when I did some mindfulness and meditation a while ago, that it took a fair bit of getting used to. I must admit I ned to get back into it as it is helpful, I guess I’m not the type that finds sitting with emotions and sensations peacefully an easy thing to do. It’s certainly worth giving it a go, and there are plenty of online resources if you need some starting ideas. I’d love to read your post on yoga when you’ve done it! Thanks for the comment 🙂

  2. June 14, 2017 / 8:20 pm

    Thank you for sharing this! Meditation is often underrated as a therapy and misunderstood as a practice. Great post! ??

    • InvisiblyMe
      June 14, 2017 / 9:21 pm

      I definitely agree with it being underrated and often misunderstood. Glad you enjoyed the post & thanks for the comment 🙂

      • June 16, 2017 / 5:11 pm

        When time doesn’t permit for a meditation session, there
        is always time for a few minutes of mindful breathing.
        We forget that nice deep breaths rejuvenate us just as much!

        All the best from (not so sunny) Miami ?⛱️

        • InvisiblyMe
          June 16, 2017 / 6:02 pm

          Oh, how I’d love to go to Miami, sunny or not!
          You are so right with saying about using spare moments here and there for mindful breathing, it can be far more beneficial than you may think. Thanks for the comment 🙂

  3. June 14, 2017 / 11:07 pm

    Very practical tips and I like that there’s acknowledgement of the myth that you don’t have to go on a mountain retreat to meditate 😉

  4. June 16, 2017 / 3:52 am

    Great information Odette, thank you!

  5. June 20, 2017 / 3:10 pm

    Thanks for the reminder. I have gotten out of my meditation habit. I know it makes a difference and I am going to start again today.

    • InvisiblyMe
      June 21, 2017 / 8:12 am

      I hope you’ve managed to re-start meditation, I think even just a little whenever you can, or even some deep breathing exercises, can make a big difference. Thanks for the comment 🙂

      • June 21, 2017 / 4:30 pm

        Agreed. The one breath meditation throughout the day makes a difference for me.

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