Meditation is a practice of deeply focusing the mind. This time-tested practice's benefits are profound and can include promotion of relaxation, mindfulness, a better sense of inner peace and clarity. It improves concentration and focus.

Meditation is considered a type of mind-body complementary medicine. Meditation can produce a deep state of relaxation and a tranquil mind. During meditation, you focus your attention and eliminate the stream of jumbled thoughts that may be crowding your mind and causing stress.