‘Mental silence’ linked to better mental health

Practicing a particular form of meditation is associated with improved health outcomes and greater overall wellbeing, according to new research.

The national study conducted by University of Sydney researchers found there was very little correlation between physical meditation and health outcomes. However, meditation which focussed on achieving some degree of “mental silence” showed a strong relationship with improved mental health.

Researchers found that those who practice “mental silence” meditation for two years or more experience markedly better mental health than the general population.

Read more at University of Sydney