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Benefits of a Meditation Practice

Anil Jethmal leads as a senior investment executive in Cortlandt Manor, New York. To maintain focus on his work and to manage stress, Anil Jethmal keeps up with a regular meditation practice.

The traditional practice of meditation has received widespread attention in recent years for its ability to focus the mind, calm the emotions, and balance the body. Research has shown that a regular meditation practice improves the body's stress responses and can even reduce blood pressure. Furthermore, many patients with chronic inflammation or pain have found that meditating can lead to noticeable symptom improvement.

Meditation has also proven effective at increasing positive emotions and reducing negative affect. Multiple studies have demonstrated the effect of meditation on anxiety, even to the level that it decreases the density of brain tissue involved in “worry” thoughts. It can mitigate feelings of depression and improve psychological processes overall, thus encouraging …