iRest can be used simply to relax and de-stress. Just one practice brings a deep sense of ease and well-being.
Over the longer-term, iRest helps you find equanimity as you face the stress of everyday life, giving you greater mastery and control in your life. By practicing connecting with your inherent equanimity during iRest meditation, you are better equipped to cope with stressful life situations. Navigating life becomes easier and relaxation is more easily achievable.
In addition to helping you relax, iRest provides tools to help you examine and transform difficult emotions and beliefs. It helps you access and nourish joy, peacefulness, empathy, forgiveness, patience and lovingkindness towards yourself and others.
People who practice iRest report:
- Reduced depression, fear and anxiety
- Greater ability to relax and enjoy life
- Reduced insomnia and levels of stress
- Improved interpersonal relations
- Reduced chronic and acute pain
- Increased inner peace and well-being
Regular practice of iRest also brings with it the numerous benefits of mindfulness practices. These include better focus and concentration. Increased emotional intelligence means better work performance and leadership ability and results in enhanced creativity, increased productivity and greater happiness.