For those who practice it, meditation can have many benefits. It can allow them to shut out the noise and worries of the day and take time to focus on just one thing, even if that one thing is emptiness of thought. It can also open up a deeper connection to the self and to one’s surroundings.
But the Harvard University affiliated study detailed in this article has also found that prolonged, structured mediation practice can have significant benefits on the functioning of the brain, particularly in the area of memory. It make fascinating reading, and another reason to consider making meditation a part of your day.