​Benefits of meditation and mindfulness practices



* Changes the physical structure & composition of your brain

*Increases activity in the areas associated with "positive" emotions (empathy, compassion, happiness)

What is Meditation?

Billie Harris

Why should I meditate?

Meditation refers to the many modern and ancient techniques and practices that can settle the nervous system and train the brain to be more focused, engaged, and less reactive.

​​​Certified Meditation & Mindfulness Instructor

*Improve physical/mental well-being

*Reduce stress and anxiety

*Pain management
*Recover after trauma or tragedy
*Seeking happiness and inner peace
*Feel calmer, relaxed, centered, more balanced
*Stress reduction and prevention


*Helps you remain calm,serene and peaceful

*Increases self-awareness, self-compassion, self-confidence

*Heightens social awareness and empathy

*Improves emotional and mental engagement

Decreases nervousness, fear and anxiety


*Improves focus

*Reduces mental reactivity and distraction

*Reduces habitual thinking, creates new habits

*Increases memory

*Increases intelligence and creativity

What is Mindfulness?

Paying attention in a particular way:

*on purpose

*In the present moment

*Non-judgmental, focused & kind attention

      A practice of bringing your attention

   into the present moment & activity. 



*Reduces stress and anxiety

*Reduces chronic pain

*Optimizes the immune system

*Improves sleep

*Lowers blood pressure and cholesterol