Do positive affirmations and positive thoughts really work? Does thinking positively upon yourself and your external environment and reality actually produce positive effect and create noticeable change? Can you cure yourself of disease simply by affirming yourself to be healthy and whole?
The health benefits of meditation, whether secular or spiritual, have long been recognized in the East, and now these benefits have successfully been tested in the rigors of the scientific community with excellent results. More and more peer reviewed research on meditation confirms that it is a viable method of improving health and psychological/emotional well being, helping with issues ranging from cardiovascular disease, inflammation, immune activity, to pain, anxiety, depression, mental imbalances, and more.