Silence is essential. We need silence,
just as much as we need air,
just as much as plants need light.
If our minds are crowded with
words and thoughts, there is
no space for us.
-Thich Nhat Hanh.
If you sit silently for two hours at a stretch, you create new cells in your brain. Similarly, keeping your mind silent for two minutes releases stress and tension in your body and brain. You get many benefits. In this connection, you can visit https://psychcentral.com/blog/the-hidden-benefits-of-silence/.
Benefits of keeping your mind silent
- Low stress.
- Low blood pressure
- Improved immune system
- Regulated hormone system
- Improved creativity.
- Increase in awareness
If you want to receive the full benefits, then make your mind silent.
How to make your mind silent.?
For the purpose of making your mind silent, make a habit of practising mindfulness as mentioned in my post –or go for a walk on a sea beach early in the morning.
To sum up, Silence promotes our overall wellness.