Come and enjoy the garden. The garden is used to soothe the mind and spirit. Zen Garden Cairn First known in the 15th century, a cairn is a heap of stones piled up as a memorial or as a landmark. We would love more stones if you have some to share.
Native Plant Garden
Zen GardenThe Zen Garden is used for contemplation.
First known in the 15th century, a cairn is a heap of stones piled up as a memorial or as a landmark. We would love more stones if you have some to share.
We are in deep gratitude for those that have assisted in our Sanctuary Garden. Thank you to all for the stones, plants, and garden art.
Do you need a quiet place to sit, relax and meditate? We can help. Harmony in Life has a room available for all to enjoy. Let the center be your sanctuary. We are open 5-days a week and free to everyone (as long as a class is not currently underway).
Just call 419-517-0047 ahead of time and we will reserve your space.
If stress has you anxious, tense and worried, consider trying meditation. Spending even a few minutes in meditation can restore your calm and inner peace.
Understanding meditation Meditation has been practiced for thousands of years. Meditation originally was meant to help deepen understanding of the sacred and mystical forces of life. These days, meditation is commonly used for relaxation and stress reduction.
Meditation is considered a type of mind-body complementary medicine. Meditation produces a deep state of relaxation and a tranquil mind. During meditation, you focus your attention and eliminate the stream of jumbled thoughts that may be crowding your mind and causing stress. This process results in enhanced physical and emotional well-being.
Benefits of meditation Meditation can give you a sense of calm, peace and balance that benefits both your emotional well-being and your overall health. And these benefits don't end when your meditation session ends. Meditation can help carry you more calmly through your day and can even improve certain medical conditions.
Meditation and emotional well-being
When you meditate, you clear away the information overload that builds up every day and contributes to your stress.
The emotional benefits of meditation include:
Meditation and illness With that in mind, some research suggests that meditation may help such conditions as:
Meditation also might be useful if you have a medical condition, especially one that may be worsened by stress. While a growing body of scientific research supports the health benefits of meditation, some researchers believe it's not yet possible to draw conclusions about the possible benefits of meditation.
Meditation and illness
With that in mind, some research suggests that meditation may help such conditions as:
High blood pressure
Be sure to talk to your health care provider about the pros and cons of using meditation if you have any of these conditions or other health problems. In some cases, meditation can worsen symptoms associated with certain mental health conditions. Meditation isn't a replacement for traditional medical treatment. But it may be a useful addition to your other treatment.
Article from: http://www.mayoclinic.com/health/meditation/HQ01070.