Meditation helps relax and soothes the mind, positively instilling a state of freshness and contentment. Meditation is known as a training in which a mode of consciousness is induced. Meditation includes a broad variety of practices; all aimed at promoting relaxation, building internal energy or life force and develop compassion, love, patience, generosity and forgiveness. Meditation is often used to clear the mind and ease health issues such as high blood pressure. Meditation is said to cure depression and anxiety. Meditation also increases attention span, sharpens focus, improves memory, and dulls the perception of pain.