This is a helpful and extremely accessible list of 18 scientific reasons to practce loving-kindness meditation.
People can so easily dismiss such practices as “wooly” or pseudo-scientific psycho-babble. Yet, the fact is that TONS of research has gone into the effects of loving-kindness meditation.
Loving-kindness meditation focuses on developing feelings of goodwill, kindness, and warmth towards others (and oneself). Salzberg, 1997). Research has consistently shown that loving-kindness meditation has significant benefits from greater well-being to providing relief from illness and improving emotional intelligence.
Check our this article to learn 18 evidence-based benefits of Loving-kindness meditation.