Mindfulness and meditation offer a host of benefits that we're still learning about via scientific studies. Information is Beautiful's infographic below reveals the effects of meditation and mindfulness practices — from boosting concentration to making us more empathetic.
The company took the results of over 75 studies and meta-studies and created this visualisation. The larger the text, the stronger and more promising the evidence. As you can see, there are positive benefits across all aspects of our lives, emotional, physical, cognitive and social.
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The Effects of Meditation / Mindfulness [Information is Beautiful]