Benefits of Meditation for Students

Meditation is to brain what food is to stomach. It is the only way to calm it down at times of restlessness and the solo cure to any situation concerning the brain. In children, the chances of developing the habit of meditation to improve concentration is easier as compared to adults as there are lesser distraction at that time of the age. If you are curious to know more about the benefits of meditation for students and how it can enhance your day to day activities to keep you happy and cheered up, continue reading. Results are promised if the suggestions are implemented.

Improves Focus and Academic Performance

All of us envy the person who tops the class without studying so much. We quite often even try to perform the course of timetable what others securing better grades follow. But unlike them, we fail to achieve the results or even fail to follow the timetable. The one part that we are missing here is the difference in the capabilities of absorbing what we read or what we are taught in the class.

The most important trait covered under the benefits of meditation is that it improves your focus. Students who practise meditation are more focused in every task they perform more than those who do not meditate. It has shown results of improved IQs by considerable level of different between prior practicing meditation and after doing so.

Once you have improved your concentration span and IQ level, regular studying habit will guarantee improved academics performance.

Patient and Calm Personality

The most important quality that is required in the long run to achieve great things and big goals is patience. As we grow up patience turns out to be a very essential tool in personality development and is credited at higher esteem. Hence you must practise meditation from an early age so that you enjoy its benefits in the future.

To ensure that you inculcate the habit of being patient, make sure that you don’t respond repulsively and quickly to any action. Always be a good listener; speak less and listen more. This certainly doesn’t mean that you don’t speak at all. Just avoid unnecessary chattering and use that energy in something more productive such as reading healthy content from books, e-books or solving puzzles. Reading regularly as a school grad is the best way to keep you calm and at the same time, knowledgeable and smart witted.

Reduced Stress and Anxiety

A person who is capable of relaxing himself in anxious and deliberate situations is the person who will never fall prey to depression. As students, you must not encounter situations that are stress explosive. So always remember whenever the nerve on the forehead feels stretched a little bit, sit down with a straight back, close your eyes and slowly take five deep breaths. If it feels calm- which it will- then continue for another five minutes to thirty minutes. FYI, the above describes process is also know is headspace or meditation or mindfulness.

Meditation improves your brain efficiency and performance making it smarter and faster at analyzing, reasoning and problem solving. As a result you will be more thorough with your receptivity and hence achieve mental strength. And anyone will agree that powerful brains are not victims of negativity; rather they are the power houses of positivity and motivation.

Creativity and Innovation

Benefits of mediation are not limited to improving academics and keeping you calm. It goes beyond the usual necessities. It takes you to bring about innovativeness and creativity in the world to make it a better place to live. Human brain is limitless when it comes to innovation and creativity. Meditation accelerates the performance of the brain and navigates you through innumerable possibilities in which a teeny-tiny idea can be executed.

Minding your thoughts amplifies your thinking and intensifies the depth of knowledge as you restrict your focus only on a particular set of ideas. This results in the mental growth and also elevates your grasping of any situation or incident. Memorizing things becomes easier with time. In this way meditation proves to be an ultimate tool to present your creativity to the real world.

– Namita Patil

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