Studies have shown that students who meditate or have designated quiet time have better academic performance. The combination of greater physical health, more confidence, and increased empathy that students get from engaging in Zen practices can lead to better mental health overall.
Studies have shown 8 benefits of adopting a practice of meditation. These include increased academic success, improved mental health, possible decreased substance abuse, and addiction, increased confidence, better sleep, greater efficiency, improved physical health, and heightened focus in class. With these benefits, why not try?