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•calm your mind,•quiet your emotions,
•induce feelings of tranquility and deep contentment,
•uplift your soul,
•promote greater awareness of self and Life,
•make meditation easier and more accessible,
•reduce stress and lower blood pressure,
•generate good health and well-being,
•ground and center your consciousness,
•integrate polarities within yourself (such as yin/yang),
•stimulate your creative thinking and problem-solving abilities,
•access the Divine/Teacher Within you,
•create satisfaction and pleasure,
•overcome blocks and stuck patterns in daily life,
•align body, mind, heart, and spirit into harmony,
•open the heart chakra,
•assist you to reach your full potential,
•promote spiritual enlightenment.