Meditation is a great way for a lot of people to center themselves and calm down. They say it is the process of quieting the mind, reaching inner peace and complete relaxation. The nice thing about this method is that it not only calms you down at the moment but also keeps on lingering with you for quite some time afterward. I.e., the more often you practice meditation, the calmer your whole being will become and the easier it will get for you to reach a meditating state in no time, which again will give you time to meditate more often.
Yoga International has published a great definition of the word meditation which I would like to share with you today: