When we meditate, we gain control of our inner world. It balances the brain, improves the immune system, decreases blood pressure, decreases risk of cancer, but most of all, it gives you insight into your inner world. It helps you understand who you are, what you want, what you feel, what you think, what you believe, and manage yourself so that you don't live in constant stress.
In the insightful TED talk by Dr. Shyam Bhat he shares how meditation can help overcome all problems plaguing the human race in this age of constant hustle and bustle. Author of the best-selling book "How to heal your broken heart: A psychiatrist’s guide to dealing with heartbreak."
Teaching children to have a "peace button" to calm themselves during moments of stress.