50 Reasons to Meditate

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“We could say that meditation doesn’t have a reason or doesn’t have a purpose. In this respect it’s unlike almost all other things we do except perhaps making music and dancing. When we make music we don’t do it in order to reach a certain point, such as the end of the composition. If that were the purpose of music then obviously the fastest players would be the best. Also, when we are dancing we are not aiming to arrive at a particular place on the floor as in a journey. When we dance, the journey itself is the point, as when we play music the playing itself is the point. And exactly the same thing is true in meditation. Meditation is the discovery that the point of life is always arrived at in the immediate moment.” – Alan Watts

Woman meditating on rock

Have you ever thought about meditating but weren’t to sure if it was for you? Maybe you never had enough motivation or new a good enough reason to. Well I have compiled a list of 50 reasons why you should start right now.

1. Relaxation

What’s more relaxing than getting home from a hard day of work and cracking open some brewskies? Meditation is. I guarantee it.

2. Reduce Stress

Feeling a little stressed out? It’s the #1 stress reducer.

3. Inner Peace

Have you ever felt an overwhelming sense of true inner peace? Through meditation this can easily be accomplished.

4. Healing

The scientific evidence for meditation healing the body mentally and physically is extraordinary.

5. Still the Mind

Does it seem like your mind is always on a race track? Learn how to gain control over your thoughts.

6. Quiet the Outside World

Stuck in the day to day rat race can take its toll on you. Create your own personal quiet time to erase the outside world, even if it’s just for a moment.

7. Self-Discover

Do you truly know who you are? I mean truly truly know. Want to find out? Try meditating.

8. Fulfillment

Feel a much greater purpose of being.

9. Intuition

Raise your intuition and live a much more guided life.

10. Consciousness

I believe that one of the greatest ways to raise your level of consciousness is through meditation.

11. Better Sleep

Getting enough sleep is a crucial factor to our health and sense of well being.

12. More Energy

Instead of drinking that morning cup of coffee to get you through the day try a meditation morning session.

13. Astral Projection

Meditation allows us to quiet the mind but stay consciously aware which is what is needed for astral projection.

14. Improved Immune System

One scientific study showed that people who meditate have a much better immune system

15. Increased Awareness

Instead of going through life like a zombie like most people do, become much more aware and live more consciously.

16. Shift Your Mood

If you are feeling depressed or angry then meditation can transcend you to a much greater and enjoyable mood.

17. Spirituality

Spiritually grow at an incredible rate and become much more connected to the source.

18. Happiness

As we discover more about who we are, live a much healthier life, remove stress, become more in control of our thoughts, etc.. we become much more happy then we were before.

19. Prevent Heart Disease

Another scientific study showed that people who meditate are at a much lower risk of heart disease.

20. Pain Reducer

Instead of taking pain medicine try meditating and focus on healing your pain. This can be much more effective then any medicine you take.

21. Gain Personal Insight

You will learn things about yourself that you never imagined.

22. Compassion

Gain a greater sense of love and compassion. Not just for your friends and family but for the entire universe.

23. Reduce Blood Pressure

Science found that when people with high blood pressure start to meditate then it will significantly drop to healthy levels.

24. Find Solutions

The answers to all of our problems are inside of us if we just stop and listen.

25. Increased Memory

Your memory will dramatically improve.

26. Chakras

It’s the best way to balance and open your chakras.

27. Focused Intentions

The power of focused intentions is extraordinary. Shift all of your energy into that one intention and make it much more powerful.

28. Thought Control

Most people have a lot less control over their thoughts then they think. This is the greatest way to learn how to control them.

29. Shift Perception

Get a new perspective about life and about yourself.

30. Improve Concentration

As we become more in control of our thoughts and mind we can dramatically improve our concentration.

31. Become More Creative

The core of our creativeness can only be found in the silence of our minds.

32. Spirit Guides

Come in contact with your spirit guides and allow them to help you grow even more.

33. Personal and Spiritual Growth

It’s the #1 tool for personally and spiritually growing to higher levels than we ever imagined.

34. Live in the Now

Alan Watts says it best, “Meditation is the discovery that the point of life is always arrived at in the immediate moment.”

35. Break Bad Habits

Quitting bad habits and addictions can be extremely challenging but with meditation it becomes much easier.

36. Inner Euphoria

After you learn how to fully meditate you will experience complete bliss and euphoria throughout the entire day after a meditation session.

37. Purify Your Mind

By controlling your mind you can filter through all of your thoughts and remove all of the negative things.

38. Improve Psychic Abilities

By meditating we raise our vibration to higher frequencies which improves our psychic abilities.

39. Slow the Aging Process

With all of the health benefits of we can actually slow down the aging process and even reverse it.

40. Control Over Emotions

As we gain control over our thoughts we also gain control over our emotions.

41. Lower Cholesterol

Another scientific fact.

42. Connectedness

Meditation allows us to get a greater sense of connectedness to everyone and everything around us helping us realize we are all apart of and connected to something much greater than ourselves.

42. Handle Well Under Pressure

Squeeze an orange and you get orange juice. What happens when you are squeezed under pressure? Do you shut down, become stressed, fearful, or angry? Improve your ability to handle well under pressure.

43. Career

Find your true purpose and calling allowing you to choose a career that is right for you.

44. Reduce Headaches

People who meditate regularly will rarely ever experience a headache.

45. Set and Reach Goals Quicker

As we are able to control our thoughts and intentions, we will reach our goals much quicker.

46. Manifesting

As you focus your thoughts you are able to manifest your desires much more efficiently.

47. Relationships

Whether it’s a relationship with your significant other, friend, or coworker meditation will dramatically improve your ability to connect and grow with them.

48. Inspiration

Looking for a little inspiration? Everything you need is inside of you. It just takes some digging in the silence of your mind to get it out.

49. Remove False Limitations

We can achieve anything that we put our mind to. Remove the self-imposed negative limitations that we have created.

50. The Most Thrilling Experience You Will Ever Have!

Meditation will take you on a journey that you can’t ever imagine until you try it.

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