Wellness Wednesday

At Keller Williams, we believe that health and wellness are a top priority. We desire for every one of our agents to be healthy, happy, and full of energy. In light of this, we will be sharing wellness tips every Wednesday on our blog!

Today’s Wellness Wednesday focus: meditation

Meditation:  a practice where an individual trains the mind or induces a mode of consciousness, either to realize some benefit or for the mind to simply acknowledge its content without becoming identified with that content, or as an end in itself.

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Ok, that definition is a bit wordy. Yoga International’s definition is a little easier to swallow: meditation is the precise technique for resting the mind and attaining a state of consciousness that is totally different from the normal waking state.

Meditation is more than just sitting quietly and trying not to think about anything. It is an exercise for the mind to promote awareness and relaxation. There are a ton of benefits to regular meditation:

  • Relieves stress
  • Reduces aging
  • Improves concentration
  • Increases happiness
  • Benefits cardiovascular and immune health
  • Lowers blood pressure
  • Helps with weight loss
  • Increases productivity
  • And much, much more

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If you would like some tips on starting a meditation practice, check out Zen Meditation.

While you’re at it, check out some tips from the experts.

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