Researchers continue to find and document the many physical and mental benefits of regular meditation. As little as ten minutes per day can reduce anxiety, stress, depression, and lower blood pressure.
Recently published studies indicate regular meditation can increase your life span most likely due to reduced stress and lower blood pressure.
While some practitioners reccomend 30, 60 or more minutes per day, not necessarily at one time, everyone can find 10 to 15 minutes of undisturbed time to meditate.
You can use the following video to time your mediation practice while watching or listening to the sound of waves to California beaches. It begins with a brief introduction about hoe to meditate.