Meditation is a very popular way to reduce stress and anxiety for mental health situations, however sometimes people don’t understand it’s not for everyone, there are some downsides to it.
It’s been proven that it can have positive effects on the mind and body, but it’s also thought to be a temporary effect so you need to keep it up to gain full the effect.
You don’t have to consign yourself to the spiritual aspect of the practice either, but it has shown that people who practice some form of meditation become more spiritual over time.
Here is a great article that goes deeper into the myths of meditation.
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