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Medical experts believe transcendental meditation could be used to treat high blood pressure and psychological problems
More than five decades after the relaxation therapy became popular, two studies have found that it worked significantly better than good diet and exercise in tackling the stresses of modern life.
Those who practised TM showed a 48 per cent reduction in depressive symptoms compared with those given dietary and exercise advice.
Originally posted by unityemissions
Trust me, it goes both ways. Meditation expands awareness, not only internal but external as well. I actually become much more anxious for a couple of years after practicing meditation. You go from experiencing a grain of sand to the whole of the cosmos, and if you don't keep to the absoulte center in consciousness, you'll lose it, man. I think those who aren't ready for the processing requirements will actually regress than progress. Overall, meditation has been a life saver, but the transitional phase was incredibly tough.