Recently a lot of scientific research has been done on meditation. Following are just some of the benefits research has confirmed:
1. A relaxed, calm state of mind becomes a learned response when practiced continuously over time. Imagine remaining calm in any situation!
2. A large percentage of doctor office visits and counselling appointments are related to stress. Meditation is one of the best tools for coping with stress.
3. It increases concentration and focus ability
Meditation instruction and practice is available to any student at Loyalist on Tuesdays and Thursdays in Rm 1L26 from 12-12:30. Drop in and try it out.
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