What meditation does to your brain? The benefits of meditation are well known. You get calmer, you can focus better, your stress levels are reduced and you can sleep better. But the benefits of meditation do not end there. This seemingly simple exercise of closing the eyes and tuning inwards can actually make lasting physical changes in your body. Specifically, it can literally change your brain!
In the past year, I have transitioned from working with kids every day to an office life. When I was working at the camp, I was constantly moving and on my feet. Now that I have more time to myself, I think it is important to find ways to disconnect with the internet, get an early start, and live a simple life.