Meditation for Stress

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By working with your nervous system, meditation can help you combat stress by enabling your mind and body to enter a resting state far deeper than in your deepest point of sleep - giving the systems which are unbalanced in your body a chance to realign.

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  • The problem

    Our ancestors survived life and death scenarios by going into flight or fight mode at the first sign of danger. The trouble is that throughout the day our bodies are being triggered to react in the same way by anything from an alarm going off, to getting on the tube, or reading an angry email. 

    When a threat is detected an alarm goes off in your nervous system, sending a signal to the area of the brain called the amygdala

    A flood of hormones and steroids, such as cortisol, adrenaline and noradrenaline, are released preparing your body for short sharp burst of survival.

    Under this stress response, breath quickens, your heart-rate increases, and veins, arteries and capillaries constrict to divert oxygen and nutrients into your legs so you are able to run. (This is great when fleeing a tiger. Not so good when giving an important presentation, and have nowhere to hide).

    All too often this ‘chronic background stress’ builds up and creates a whole host of psychological and physical health issues. 

    Extreme stress is linked to heart disease, diabetes and depression; not to mention problems with every aspect of our lives from sleep, to relationships and work. 

    Our poor old nervous systems are permanently on high alert without ever getting the chance they need to rest and repair.

  • How it affects you

    The disruption caused by stress to our cardiovascular, respiratory, immune, digestive, skeletal, cellular repair, reproductive, and endocrine systems – as well as many key brain functions – is unrelenting.

    Too much of the stress hormone cortisol kills brain cells and leads to cognitive decline.

    Our sleep quality suffers due to the sheer volume of unprocessed noise and stress chemistry in our nervous system.

    When in flight or fight mode, the amygdala releases neurotransmitters which make us feel anxious, and our nervous system activates the anterior cingulate cortex (ACC) which can make us feel negative, defensive and sad.

    Even if we feel fine mentally, we could be storing it up physically. Eventually, we get sick with anything from frequent colds, headaches and migraines, to serious life-threatening conditions such as a heart attack or IBD. 

    Instead of helping our survival, our over-activated stress response is sapping our energy, putting our bodily systems out of balance, and damaging our physical and mental health.

  • How can Beeja meditation help?

    By working with your nervous system, Beeja meditation for stress enables your mind and body to enter a resting state far deeper than in your deepest point of sleep - giving the systems which are unbalanced in your body a chance to realign. 

    Damaged tissues are repaired more efficiently.

    We begin to feel more settled, not just during our meditation, but throughout the day as our amygdala begins to calm down.

    Our mind is able to form new inter-neuronal pathways which can free us from negative behaviours and habits.

    The nervous system is able to flush out all those toxic emotions from the past we’ve been carrying around; giving you a positive new lease of life.

    Levels of cortisol and other stress hormones are reduced by up to a third, whilst production of our happy hormones is increased; making us much more resilient to unnecessary future stress.

    Studies on those practicing Beeja meditation show greater levels of relaxation and mental alertness in day-to-day living. In short, we feel energised, inspired and calm; ready to live life to the max.

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    Emmanuelle, Doctor

    “I now feel very relaxed, connected and totally stress free which is an amazing experience. Life no longer feels like a struggle but a more like a great adventure. I am literally flying and feel unstoppable and I never felt so clear, confident that this is what I was meant to do, there is no more room for doubts.”


    “I have realised that I was suffering from chronic stress which was affecting the way I lived and experienced life. Things are different since I have learned - much easier and enjoyable. Everyday I meditate I know it's going to be a good day.”

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