“We’re constantly filling our ears with music, TV and radio news, podcasts and, of course, the multitude of sounds that we create nonstop in our own heads. Think about it: How many moments each day do you spend in total silence? The answer is probably very few. As our internal and external environments become louder and louder, more people are beginning to seek out silence, whether through a practice of sitting quietly for 10 minutes every morning or heading off to a 10-day silent retreat. Inspired to go find some peace and quiet?” Read the article for some research that supports the need of silence for health.
This Daily Stillness has been recycled from previously published ones:
• #tds260 Need evidence that silence is good for you? (Mar 16, 2016)