5 Benefits Of Staying Calm and Silent
We live in a loud world where TV, music, and Smart phones fill the void with wide noise. Silence and solitude are broken by the buzz of technology while we call, text, and email to feel less alone. However, how often do we take time to sit and enjoy silence.
Silence and solitude gives us the space to think, act and catch up with our mind . It can be very healthy for our physical and mental well-being. It’s time to go to our quiet and peaceful place to feed our mind and body so we can reap these.
1. IMPROVES MEMORY:
Going for a walk alone can cause brain growth, leading to a better memory. This brings about growth in the HIPPOCAMPUS. An area of the brain associated with spatial memory
Maintaining calmness/silence and Immersing ourselves in nature helps the brain to focus and have a better memory consolidation.
2. STIMULATES BRAIN GROWTH:
Sitting in silence once awhile could also boost brain growth by creating new cells. Brain structure and function found at least 2 hours of silence could create new cells in the hippocampus region. This is essential since the hippocampus is linked with our ability to learn, remember things and even our emotions.
3. HEIGTENS SENSITIVITY:
There is retreat that could promote the power of silence by refraining from reading, writing or eye contact. Maintaining silence heightens the sensitivity of your mind and body.
4. RELIEVES STRESS:
Noise has a pronounced physical effect on the brain, which can lead to elevated levels of stress hormones. A study on heart found that Silence can release tension in the brain and body in just 2 minutes.
5) FIGHTS INSOMNIA:
Spending a few minutes a day in silence can lead to improved sleep.
Mindful meditation involves focusing on our breathing and bringing our minds attention to the present without thinking about the past or future. It helps to break the train of everyday thoughts to provoke a relaxation response.
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