Get my Guide: The Art of Centering Prayer
 
On the physical side: When practiced on a regular basis, centering prayer may offer both relaxation & energizing benefits at the same time, as well as improved immune function, pain relief & reduction of inflammation.

On the emotional side: There are reports of an increase in positive emotions & lowering of depression, anxiety & stress, as well as increased emotional & social intelligence. Some have also reported that when they added a time of prayer into their busy schedule, they enjoyed: higher levels of compassion, balanced emotions, a decrease in loneliness & a deeper sense of calmness.