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Meditation has been known to cause increased productivity, attention, focus, memory, emotional intelligence, self-control, creativity, and overall wellbeing. Decreased stress, anxiety, emotional eating, high blood pressure, insomnia, and cognitive decline.
Optimal Wellbeing has been known to put a smile on your face, a spring in your step, and may incite spontaneous bursts of laughter.
MEDITATION RESEARCH SHOWS IMPROVEMENTS IN:
Attention, Memory, ADHD, Anxiety, Depression, Stress, Performance, Emotional Intelligence, Creativity, Insomnia, Cognitive Decline, Pain, PTSD, Food Cravings, Diabetes, High Blood Pressure, Overall Wellbeing.
Jon Kabat-Zinn: There is increasing evidence that this is even more relevant for children, whose nervous systems and brains are still in the process of developing and are even more sensitive to the negative affects of stress.
MEDITATION FOR CHILDREN'S WELLBEING INTEGRATIVE REVIEW 2016:
"Positive outcomes in 36 reviewed projects include not only a decrease in stress, anxiety, impulsivity, self-harm thoughts, disruptive behaviour, and psychological distress; but also improvements in emotional regulation, executive function, anger management, self-control, sleep quality, and social competence. As a result, these children attained better academic performance, quality of life, mental wellness, and equally as important, in child-parent relationships."