Mind & Body

Health Benefits of Meditation

The National Institute of Health found that daily meditation helps improve blood flow to the brain. Learn more about meditation's health benefits, and go through a guided, beginner's 100-second meditation.

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Key Facts In This Video

  1. The word "meditation" comes from the Latin word meaning "to contemplate." 00:36

  2. Meditation helps blood flow, which decreases risk for cardiac events, kidney failure and aneurysms. 01:22

  3. Here is a 100-second guided meditation. 03:14

Written by Curiosity Staff November 13, 2014