WHAT IS MEDITATION?
1 Giant Mind defines meditation as any mental process that induces a set of integrated psychophysiological changes termed as the 'relaxation response'. The relaxation response is defined as a protective mechanism against stress that brings about decreased heart rate, lower metabolism, decreased respiratory rate, and increased mental clarity and focus. It is the physiological opposite of the 'fight or flight' or stress response.
Meditation is generally practiced sitting silently with the eyes closed, however there are meditation techniques that involve keeping the eyes open or involve repeating words or sounds out loud.
WHAT ARE THE BENEFITS MEDITATION?
With all the challenges and demands of life, we need a strategy to help us manage stress and fatigue. Learning to manage stress is the most powerful way of ensuring that life is fun and creative.
There are many scientifically validated benefits from a regular meditation practice. These include:
- Increased brain function
- Increased immune function
- Decreased stress, anxiety and depression
- Greater energy and vitality
- Increased emotional stability
- Increased focus and concentration
- Greater feeling of happiness and wellbeing
THE SCIENCE OF THE MIND
JUST BREATHE LONDON is inspired to partner with Cubex Audiology in the development of the UK's first Clinical Mindfulness Program as part of an integrated treatment for hearing loss, audiological degradation & cognitive behavioural therapies. Working together, JUST BREATHE is focused on bringing clinical & scientific understanding & diligence to the techniques & tools shared that will ultimately provide real world, and everyday benefits to our lives through the practice of meditation and modern mindfulness. Cubex's goal is to help bring a clinic relevance and connection between the medical & wellness community through a shared ambition.
Cubex believe that hearing loss is a communication disorder that doesn’t just affect the person, but their family, friends and everybody surrounding them.
By making patient centered care the core of our practice the aim is to positively influence the lives of people with hearing loss and, their loved ones.