Meditation May Help You Increase Your Empathy

As if we need more reasons to meditate, right? Hopefully by now you are aware of the benefits of mediation. But did you also know that meditation can help you with the disposition for this month?

The article Meditation Could Improve Empathy, Study Suggests shares how a small study out of Emory University revealed that mediation potentially has the power to increase our empathy by helping people better read facial expressions. “It’s an intriguing result, suggesting that a behavioral intervention could enhance a key aspect of empathy,” study researcher Jennifer Mascaro, a post-doctoral fellow at Emory, said in a statement.

Even though this talks about a specific kind of meditation, all mediation is beneficial. Did you know that we here at Onward have some meditations on our website to help encourage to practice and cultivate your resilience? Check them out here.