Welcome back to the Master Oh blog. Science has provided serious evidence to support the positive benefits of Meditation and today we examine these benefits.
Studies conducted at UCLA have shown that people who meditate regularly have more ‘folding’ in the brain’s cortex; this is believed to promote and enhance neural processing. Crucially, the UCLA studies concluded that the more you meditate, the more the brain develops in this way. This means that long-term meditation could potentially improve decision-making and increase concentration.
The Maharishi University of Management conducted a study into stress reduction using Transcendental Meditation. They found that heart disease patients were 48% less likely to suffer heart attack, stroke or death if they practiced Transcendental Meditation. The study also found that, over the course of five years, those patients who meditated regularly were 25% less likely to be hospitalised as a result of their condition. Further studies have found that meditation can improve cardiovascular health.
Researchers at the Universities of Washington and Arizona conducted a study into Mindfulness Meditation. They found that eight weeks of mindfulness meditation training helped managers multi-task and minimisle stress or fatigue. Studies have also shown how mindfulness meditation can also promote productivity and wellbeing in the workplace.
Researchers at Leiden University conducted a study into Open-Monitoring Meditation, a form of meditation that allows you to be open to all internal and external sensations. Participants who practiced this mediation showed a dramatic improvement in divergent thinking. This means that they were better at brainstorming, problem solving and thinking ‘outside of the box.’
Master Oh is a London based energy healer and natural health practitioner with over 25 years’ experience working with the original energy that creates life, which is Qi Energy. Having himself suffered and overcome chronic issues at an early age, he has dedicated his life to sharing his healing method with the world. He has opened Qi centres in Australia, America and in Europe and is constantly looking to help more people live free from physical, emotional and mental pain.
Master Oh believes that by developing our innate good-hearted, generous and compassionate nature we can not only bring health and happiness into our lives, but also bring peace and harmony into our world.
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