If you’re like me, you find it quite helpful, or even completely necessary, to understand WHY you should do any given activity. Even with something I accept is probably good for me, such as meditation, I still persist in questioning ‘how and why’.
An understanding of the inner workings of meditation makes it much more likely I will do it. If this is true for you as well, then check out this fabulous article by Rebecca Gladding, M.D.
“Essentially, the science “proves” what we know to be true from the actual experience of meditating… In a very real way, you literally are changing your brain for the better when you meditate”