Meditation may be the hottest buzzword for everyone from Katy Perry to Russell Simmons, but the benefits of the age-old practice are anything but trendy.
Along with helping to calm anxiety and improving concentration, meditation can target specific ailments, like depression, infertility and high blood pressure, according to Food Matters.
For Peter G. Seidler, a life and executive coach currently based in Thailand, seeing what meditation can do was easily demonstrated in a series of photographs he took in 2011 as part of a project called “Contemplatives.” Seidler photographed people taking part in a month-long retreat at the Shambhala Mountain Center in Colorado; one picture when they began, and one after they’d finished.
For Seidler, meditation is basic, and not tied to a particular culture. More Here.