WE LIVE in a world full of distraction, and with the stresses of everyday life, it is easy to see why there has been an increase in the attention surrounding mental health issues. Anxiety and depression are now the most common mental health disorders in Britain. As more people open-up about their mental health, we are now seeing an increasing number of people turn to meditation to alleviate symptoms.
Chantelle Kimberley looks at one type of meditation in particular:
Vedic meditation is a mantra-based meditation technique descending from the Hindu Vedas. The purpose of the meditation is to gain deep rest to purify and re-balance the whole body. Meditation helps to reduce stress and anxiety, increase awareness and clarity of the mind, and improve physical wellbeing and to slow the ageing process.
This meditation technique should ideally be…more