What are the benefits of active meditation?

Brooke Randolph
Marriage & Family Therapy
Meditation may be about creating a calm mind, but active meditation can be a step towards creating a calm body as well. When your active meditation is complete, if your activity was even minimally intense, your body will automatically recover if you let it. The combination of a calm mind and a calm body is relaxation -- active meditation is just a calm mind, so your body stays busy, giving you the added bonus of a calorie burn.

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