I was recently interviewed for this article on the benefits of meditation:
There are many physiological benefits to meditation and science is illuminating more reasons to sit in meditation. Edward Jones, a New York-based yoga teacher and psychoanalyst-in-training says, “the main benefit is the way it helps us become aware of our feeling states, which is a fairly simple concept. If we know how we’re feeling, we have a better chance of understanding why we feel that way. If we understand why, we then have the chance to take better care of ourselves.” Meditation can help us slow down, sit still and tune in to what’s going on in our mind and in our heart with a sense of curiosity and patience.
Check out the full article here.