Summer of 2020, my doctor told me that I should start meditating to bring down the cortisol in my blood. Cortisol is the “stress hormone” and having high levels was not a surprise for me since I am such an anxious person.
Since then, I have meditated for 20-60 minutes every day and it has made so many positive changes in my life. Meditation is so good for your physical and mental wellbeing and especially during this busy school year, it’s important to take care of yourself. Meditation is a great way to do this.
Meditation is great for people with anxiety. You can find cognitive behavioural therapy meditations online which help you to focus on the present and ignore anxious thoughts. These are great to do before a big test or assignment to get yourself into a calm mental space.
I like to do my meditation at night because it helps me fall asleep. Nowadays, I usually end up falling asleep while meditating because…