“The relaxation response can help ease many stress-related ailments, including depression, pain, and high blood pressure. For many people, sleep disorders are closely tied to stress.”
👌 Between the pandemic, recession, and general chaos of the world (does anyone else remember the murder hornets?), it’s no wonder you’re stressed. However, just because your stress is explainable, doesn’t mean you should sleep on it. According to Harvard Health, you can easily combat stress before bed by using mindfulness meditation to trigger a relaxation response, greatly improving your sleep quality.
🧘 Looking to turn some “om’s” into “zzz’s” but unsure where to start? Check out these om-mazing meditation apps that are specifically designed to help you destress before bed. They include guided meditations, relaxing music, master lessons, and more!
💗 Who knew that “doing nothing” could have so many health benefits? A recent study found that regular mindful meditation lowers your risk of having coronary artery disease by 49%, high cholesterol by 35%, diabetes by 30%, a stroke by 24% and high blood pressure by 14%. Enough said, we heart meditation!