Meditation helps maintain a balanced life with less stress. Meditation, like anything requires practice. Meditation requires us to quiet our minds and set aside our thoughts to be present in the moment. When our minds are riddled with worry, this can be a source of stress and anxiety. Unmanaged stress and anxiety can cause serious health issues such as sleep problems, fatigue, muscle tension and lack of motivation. Meditation can be used to create different strategies to manage stressful situations. Meditation can help us become self-aware, keep us in the present moment and help us let go of negative thoughts. There are different types of meditations which will be discussed in the infographic below.