You've heard it before: meditation is worth it. Incredible physiological shifts take place when we meditate, causing an actual change in our brains and the involuntary processes of our bodies. At the very least, meditation teaches us how to manage stress. By reducing stress, it also enhances our overall physical health and emotional well-being. On a deeper level, it can add to our quality of life by teaching us to be fully aware and live in the moment.
But often, the challenge of starting a practice is not learning how to focus, but finding the time or place to meditate daily. Here are 10 places you may have never considered that can lead to serious zen.