Happiness is linked with inner peace, if you have peace of mind, then you will feel happy and there is no exception.
The factors disturbing us most in our day to day life are stress, anxiety, depression, grid, competition, ego, and materialistic way of life, anger, etc.
If you’re able to get rid of all these mentioned above, then you will have peace of mind, and which will lead you to never-ending happiness.
Meditation is the key to happiness!
While meditating on regular basis, our mind reach to an alpha state, where we lose out our materialistic consciousness. Simultaneously, it triggers our spiritual consciousness, and the inner quest begins. We reach out to an understanding where we realize our purpose of life, life-and-death paradox, interest and attraction to the materialistic world falls. Automatically we lose interest in competitions, ego clashing, jealousy, grid, etc. You will reach to a comfort zone where you always feel satisfied. Your anger drops, and the triggers of anger will not work on you. This stage is termed as awakening.
Cortisol is known as the stress hormone and can be lowered by practice of meditation. Fewer cortisol means less stress. A research scientist U. C. Davis showed the fall of stress hormone through meditation. In another research, it has been found that meditation shrinks amygdala in our brain, which manages anxiety and fear. It blocks or weakens the neural connection to our Me Centre.
A study done by researchers in School of Medicine under Johns Hopkins University, published in JAMA internal Medicine showed similar relief from anxiety and depression through meditation that is available on application of antidepressant drugs.
Richard Davidson, Ph. D., and his colleagues at the University of Wisconsin along with Jon Kabat-Zinn, put a group of stressed biotech employees through MBSR program. They noticed that the employees who completed the program had more activity in the left prefrontal cortex known as the Happy, calm zone of the brain than those who didn’t participate.
It also blocks thoughts or daydream, which actually distract us and drift into worry. A study in Harvard showed meditator feeling happy due to the absence of daydreaming thoughts, then people not in meditation.
Meditate and transform your life.
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