Olivia Rowlatt

Sex and Relationship Therapist (COSRT Accredited)

Benefits of meditation

Meditation can reshape our brains

Check out this Tedx talk by Sara Lazar.

Amazing brain scans show meditation can actually change the size of key regions of our brain.

  • There are biological reasons for the benefits of meditation.
  • These benefits include improvements in memory, empathy, compassion, and resilience under stress.

Mindfulness and meditation

Mindfulness is moment-by-moment awareness of thoughts, feelings, bodily sensations, and surrounding environment, characterized mainly by gentle non-judgmental acceptance.

  • Meditation is the method used to cultivate mindfulness in life.
  • Practicing meditation regularly develops your attention muscle, and your ability to be mindful.
  • Mindfulness, being present in each moment, aware of body sensations and thoughts, is an important part of sexual response.

Here are some different ways you can learn about mindfulness:

  1. Try doing an 8 week course in mindfulness meditation.
  2. Headspace have a very good app for daily mindfulness meditation.
  3. Buy a book about mindfulness with a instructional CD included.
  4. To find out about mindfulness and female sexuality check out my course.

Call me on 07927 026 299, or email, to find out more about the benefits of meditation and mindfulness.