Most see meditation as a waste of time or something to be done only if you had spare time on your hands. But according to Tom Evans, author of The Authority Guide to Practical Mindfulness when you get into the habit of meditating each day, even if just for 10 minutes, you will discover a whole range of real-world, tangible benefits.
For Balanced Being, Tom’s explains his top 5 benefits of bringing meditation and mindfulness into your life.
#Hack 1: Being Luckier
After just a few days spent meditating each morning, you will increase your ability to spot opportunities in your life.
Such serendipities happen all the time, but we often fail to spot them when our mind is busy and over-active. The calmness we get from meditating leaks into our day and helps us zone in on the happenstances that can make our day.
The world around us mirrors our internal thought processes. If we think the world is out to get us, it has the tendency to do just that. If we harbor kind thoughts, the world and the people in our world reflect benevolence back to us.