I occasionally do workshops to introduce folks to the value of meditation as a way to enter sacred space and set the stage for healing. Here are some links to resources that have been useful the participants.
Laura Shocker as the Huffington Post has done a great job of summarizing all of the research on the benefits of mediation in her post, “What Meditation Can Do For Your Mind, Body And Spirit.” If you need convincing, this information should do it.
he clinical staff at the Mayo Clinic has also done a recent summary of the basic health benefits of meditation called, “Meditation: A simple, fast way to reduce stress.” As they conclude, “Meditation can wipe away the day’s stress, bringing with it inner peace. See how you can easily learn to practice meditation whenever you need it most.”