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Where are you thankful?

11/17/15 | View Comments

Take a look around you. What do you appreciate about your space and place?

Gratitude and positive mental states become easier with practiced meditation. Meditation and mindfulness provides innumerable benefits where ever you are.  In studies investigating benefits of mindfulness and meditation, the list continues to grow:

Lowered heart rate, lowered blood pressure, improved metabolism, improved respiration, improved cognitive functions, longer attention spans and improved perceptual ability, memory, intelligence and empathy 1.

Meditation also benefits children. Credit: ABCNews/Kelly

Meditation also benefits children. Credit: ABCNews/Kelly

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