It seems like we can't go anywhere on the Internet these days without running into a story about the benefits of meditation. And it's 100% true--studies show that meditation can decrease stress, increase focus, and even provide relief for suffers of chronic pain and illness. But the fact remains that meditation isn't easy, especially for those of us who struggle to turn off Bikram Yoga the mental chatter and the buzz of thoughts of work, bills, family, and all the other stresses of modern day life.
That buzzing is exactly why we need meditation now more than ever. With our busy lives and the often welcome (yet unfulfilling) distracti