9. Improves sleep

Nearly half of the population will struggle with insomnia at some point.

In a research, people who practiced mindfulness-based meditation programs slept longer and had better insomniac severity, compared with those in an untreated control group (39).

Meditation may assist you maintain or redirect the racing or runaway ideas that frequently cause sleeplessness.

Additionally, it can help relax your body, releasing tension and placing you in a peaceful state in which you’re more likely to fall asleep.