Meditation does the same thing for the mind, as exercise does for the body.
You can develop strength, focus, control & flexibility in your thinking and problem-solving, in exactly the same way you can develop strength, focus, control & flexibility in your body.
There are as many different types of medication as there are types of physical fitness, and in the same way, each offers different benefits and challenges.
BROJO encourages our members to explore all kinds of meditation, and many of us practice Mindfulness and/or Vipassana meditation.
Meditation can be defined as a practice where an individual focuses their mind on a particular object, thought or activity to achieve a mentally clear and emotionally calm state.
Meditation may be used to reduce stress, anxiety, depression, and pain. It may be done while sitting, repeating a mantra, and closing the eyes in a quiet environment.
Meditation has been practiced since antiquity in numerous religious traditions and beliefs. Since the 19th century, it has spread from its Asian origins to Western cultures where it is commonly practiced in private and business life.
Meditation is under psychological, neurological, and cardiovascular research to define its possible health effects.