Change Your Life With 10 Minutes a Day
Most of us will spend at least 10 minutes a day showering or washing, making food, reading a book or newspaper, on social media, a call to a friend or shopping, but few of us spend any time on our mental health, strength, and happiness.
An article written by The Times, which I recently featured in, talks about how 10 minutes of meditation a day can change your life.
The study, says that having interviewed for tips on how we might best hold ourselves together, one word has popped up again and again – meditation.
Read the full article here: https://www.thetimes.co.uk/article/will-10-minutes-of-meditation-a-day-change-your-life-wr3fb6rnc
Our minds produce about 60,000-80,000 thoughts per day and around 60 per cent of these are deemed to be negative or fearful. We also know from research that even ten minutes’ practice [of meditation] per day can change how the brain functions: grey matter can increase, plasticity improves, and the brain’s threat centre [amygdala] reduces its volume of brain cells.
But, what does this all mean?
In simple terms, we function and feel better. Concentration and memory improve. Anxiety reduces and mood can improve.
People report improved quality of life when they meditate. It’s a no-brainer, if you pardon the pun. Impressively, mindfulness meditation is proving helpful for all age groups including children and older people. This is likely to continue improving as we learn more about the powerful benefits of this simple technique.
If you’re looking to change your life in 10 minutes, then meditation may be the answer.
Meditation is a proven technique for reducing stress and anxiety which can lead to better health outcomes, such as improved concentration and improved memory.
Remember, you don’t have to spend hours at a time practicing either; just ten minutes every day has been shown to produce benefits.
Take some time today and explore how this simple practice could improve your quality of life!
I love hearing feedback from my readers and want to provide as much positivity as I can in what are such uncertain times. Don’t hesitate to reach out if you have any questions, and if you want further advice and support, you can always read my books: Ten Times Happier / Ten to Zen.
Look after yourself and keep looking on the bright side. I’ll speak to you soon.
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