5 Reasons to Meditate Everyday - Edge of Wellness

5 Reasons to Meditate Everyday

“I have so much to accomplish today that I must meditate for two hours instead of one.”


I am one of those people who have said on more than one occasion that I don’t have time to meditate. While I am still not perfect and admittedly do not meditate every day, I can see how valuable it is. We should take the time to meditate daily, and here’s why…

5 Reasons to Meditate Everyday

Stress Reduction

We all live highly stressful lives. Something as simple as taking time to breathe can significantly decrease our stress levels. You don’t have to meditate for hours, but simply aim to make a little time each day for it. The next time you feel stressed, take 5 minutes to focus on your breathing. I will guarantee you feel better afterward.

The Power to Heal

Meditation is used to treat countless physical, mental, and emotional ailments. While evidence of this is anecdotal, many practitioners advocate for the power of meditation. 

In fact, many people claim to have cured serious illnesses simply by visualizing healing through mediation. Many guided meditation techniques can help you work through diseases, trauma, and negativity in your life.


We have all heard how important self-care is, and meditation is an ideal way to take time for yourself while reaping the health benefits.


We live in a world where we are constantly connected. We can be reached in multiple ways at any given time, and the noise never seems to stop. Take a break each day to meditate and allow yourself to fully disconnect. 

Stress Management

We live in a stressful world and mediation has been proven to significantly help with managing stress. Take a moment and simply focus on your breath, you will find that you physically feel more relaxed after just a few deep breaths.