• Zerach Moshe Fedder

The Healing Benefits of Guided Meditation

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Guided Meditation can wipe away chronic stress, bringing with it inner peace. When stress has you tense and worried, consider trying Guided Meditation as therapy to release stress and tension that may be tormenting you for years and years.

What is Meditation? Meditation has been around for thousands of years. Meditation originally was practiced to help deepen understanding of the sacred and mystical forces of life. Today, meditation is often used for relaxation and stress reduction.

Meditation is an umbrella term for the many ways to bring yourself into a relaxed state of being. There are many types of meditation and relaxation techniques that have meditation components. All share the same goal of achieving inner peace.

Benefits of Meditation Meditation can be viewed as a type of mind-body complementary medicine. Meditation produces a deep state of relaxation and a tranquil mind. Meditation can give you a sense of calm, peace and balance that benefits both your emotional well-being and your overall health. Regular practice of meditation can help carry you more calmly through your day and may improve certain medical conditions.

Emotional Freedom Regular meditation clears away the information overload that builds up every day and contributes to stress. The possible emotional benefits of meditation include:

• Building inner calm to manage your stress • Gaining a new insight on how to successfully overcome stressful situations • Release of tension from negative emotions • Increased self-awareness • Being fully present in the moment

Support for Healing Illnesses Regular Meditation can contribute to healing from medical conditions, especially ones that may be worsened by stress. While a growing body of scientific research supports the health benefits of meditation, some researchers still believe it is not yet possible to draw conclusions about the medical benefits of meditation.

Yet, there is much promising research and many anecdotal cases that suggests that meditation may help people manage and heal from conditions such as: