According to the Cambridge Online Dictionary the definition of:
MEDITATE: To think calm thoughts in order to relax or as a religious activity. To think seriously about something for a long time.
MEDITATION: The act of giving your attention to only one thing, either as a religious activity or as a way of becoming calm and relaxed. Serious thought or study, or the product of this activity.
Meditation is a great form of relaxation providing many health benefits supported by scientific research.
1) American Journal of Cardiology - May 1996: This research found Meditation helped reduce Myocardial Ischemia (Dead Cardiac Tissue)
2) American Journal of Cardiology - April 2002: This research found Meditation helped reduce Atherosclerosis (Narrowing of the Coronary Arteries)
3) American Journal of Hypertension - April 2004: This research found Meditation to lower blood pressure in at-risk teenagers.
4) American Journal of Cardiology - May 2005: This research found Meditation can extend longevity.
Meditation can greatly improve physical and mental performance in everyone of all ages. Meditation is an extremely powerful tool to increase productivity and happiness as well as dissolve anxiety and depression.