Reasons You Should Start Meditating This Month
Stressing out in anticipation for
Valentine’s Day? You’re not alone. If you’ve
been shopping around for the perfect gift or
calling every restaurant to find reservation
openings, we know how you feel! It’s no wonder
that Glam Spa gets booked up by our clients
who seek much-needed relaxation!
if you’re not worried about a special date
night this month, stress seems to always find
a way into our daily lives.
know stress directly affects the skin barrier
and its ability to retain moisture? Muscles
also become tense, which causes skin to lose
its healthy glow and makes fine lines and
wrinkles become more noticeable.
According to Successories.com:
- 77% of
people regularly experience physical symptoms
caused by stress.
- 73% regularly experienced
psychological symptoms from stress.
reported loss of sleep due to stress.
Research from the University of Sheffield has
proven that meditation and relaxation sessions
reduce stress and help those who suffer from
psoriasis, eczema, and acne. If you can relate
with the statistics above, here are a few good
reasons why we recommend implementing
meditation into your daily life ASAP!
Reduces Negative Emotions
It’s no secret
that when you look great, you feel great. A
radiant, glowing complexion increases your
confidence. A study completed by Stanford
determined participants were less anxious and
developed more positive thoughts about
themselves after two months of regular
Increases Energy Levels
Who wouldn’t like more energy throughout the
day? Sure coffee and Red Bull offer a
temporary boost but neither are good for you.
Meditation offers the healthiest and most
natural way to boost both DHEA and growth
hormone production, two essential chemicals we
need to feel more energetic.
You Make Healthier Choices
allows you to become more intuitive with your
daily thoughts and actions. Under stress you
may be inclined to have a quick and easy lunch
at a local fast food restaurant rather than
take the time to pack something healthy for
the day. By eliminating stress, you clear your
mind of the chaos and bad choices!
Helps You Have Better Sleep
practice meditation have been proven to
maintain acute mental awareness during lucid
dreaming. This can’t be achieved without being
in a deep state of REM. Meditation also
increases levels of melatonin by about 98%.
Slows Down Aging
It’s been proven
that women with high levels of perceived
stress, including psychological and chronic,
have shorter telomeres (nucleotide sequences
at the end of our chromosomes that protect
them from deterioration). These telomeres have
about one decade of additional aging compared
to women with low stress! Not only does
meditation help maintain low stress levels but
it also results in improved overall health!
There’s no one way to meditate. Starting
off each day with just a few minutes of deep
thought relaxation is all you need to be on
your way to lowering stress. Adding essential
oils to your routine is a great way to enhance
your experience! Add in a regular spa visit to
Glam Spa and you’ll feel like you dived head
first into the Fountain of Youth. Get started
today and start enjoying the widespread
benefits that meditation brings to your body,
skin, and life!