there is some other aspect of your life that needs adjusting, maybe just your attitude.
It could also be that your nervous system is dissolving deep-rooted stress,and, like a
snow plow when it hits a big drift, things seem bogged down. But no! It is doing its
Anyways, if you need an excuse, here are some other reasons to meditate:
to prove it doesn't work
to be on the "cutting edge"
cure your headache
lower blood pressure
empathy with others
tolerance of others
less affected by negativity
joy and spontaneity
clear the mental clouds
less chronic fatigue
release normal fatigue
lose weight (indirect effect)
better sex life
lessen sex obsession
do more with less effort
enhanced music appreciation
at-one-ment with Nature
support from the laws of nature
give example to children
soften ones vibration
influence over others
a time for oneself
power to unite and motivate people
feel the essential equality and nobility of all
a vacation in 20 minute
bring sanity to the rat race
be an agent of positive change
spread peace and light
not leave personal evolution to chance
"avoid the danger that has not yet come"
turn loneliness into at-one-ness
"I got sunshine on a cloudy day"
power of persuasion
live the Transcendent Reality
realize the higher self
heal dysfunctional relationships
inner fulfilment independent of desires
enjoy 200% of life
synchronize your brain waves
raise frequency of your brain waves, permanently
dramatically reduce "galvanic skin resistance" (during
dramatically reduce oxygen consumption (during practice)
dramatically reduce heart workload ( during practice)
reduce symptoms of monthly period and menopause
"get away from it all for 20 minutes
get a calm mind and heart to pray
"How can you know god if you don't know the Knower?"
"Avoid the danger that has not yet come."
be a better ________ ( U fill in)
be more flexible in thinking
research studies at universities and clinics in different countries.
Studies have been done on persons practicing various forms of
meditation and for varying lengths of time -- not just long-timers .
They have verified changes in several areas: dramatic
physiological changes during sitting practice, positive changes in
afterwards and long term benefits in life. These benefits cover all
areas of life: health, mental development, psychology, social and
family relationships, work and even an environmental effect.
Benefits start to show up immediately upon starting and the rest
develop and stabilize more permanently with time. The subtler,
less tangible benefits of meditation are than those that can be
objectively verified. Because of all this there have been so many
programs in the areas of health, rehabilitation, health prevention,
education, personel development, military training, etc.
course, tho usually they have not given it a fair trial, they want too
much too soon, or there are other factors that are messing up their
life. Because it is a natural process and state for us humans, how
can it be bad? If results are not there it just may be that another
way of meditating would be better. But can meditation actually be
bad for you? In the sense that food can be bad for you if you
overeat or go out and commit a crime with the energy it gives you!!
Then even air could be bad for you. That's why some teachers
emphasize the practice of ETHICS along with meditation. Also,
persons with psychological disorders should also get specialized