Meditation has dozens of benefits, and is especially helpful for caregivers to help regulate their emotions during times of stress. Known benefits of meditation include:
- Reducing the physical effects of stress.
- Boosting immune system.
- Improving sleep.
- Reducing depression.
- Lowering blood pressure.
Insight Timer is a top free meditation app on iOS and Android that includes guided meditations and talks led by the world’s top mindfulness experts, neuroscientists, psychologists and meditation teachers from Stanford, Harvard, and the University of Oxford.