Yoga: Find Your Meditation Activity

Benefits of Meditation

Meditation can give you a sense of calm and balance that can benefit both your emotional well-being and your overall health.

According to the Mayo Clinic, these benefits don’t end when your meditation session ends. Meditation may help carry you more calmly through your day and also help manage symptoms of certain medical conditions.

When you meditate, you may clear away the “information overload” that builds up and contributes to your stress.

In addition to reducing overall stress, the emotional benefits of meditation can include:

Meditation might also be useful if you have a medical condition. Some hospitals are even offering mind awareness and meditation tips prior to surgeries, like hip and knee replacements.

More and more studies are pointing toward the health benefits of meditation. Ask your doctor if meditation might be right for you!

With that in mind, some research suggests that meditation may help people manage symptoms of conditions such as:


To create a 40-day BYG meditation challenge! To find a style of meditation that works for you and to make it a DAILY habit. 


  1. Visit the Audio Yoga and Meditations page. 
  2. Set aside some time to go through each example that you are called to and write down which ones you want to put into practice. You can stick with one or choose several, if you like a variety. 
  3. Print out this checklist and hold yourself accountable to 40 days of practice.