Scientific Reasons to Start Meditating
It boosts your health, happiness, social life, self control. It changes your brain, improves productivity, makes you wiser and keeps you real. See the whole list with explanations and sources for the scientific articles in the link below.
And to already debunk some myths: no, you dont need to sit still, be religious, sit in lotus, keep your thoughts out of your mind. And just 10 minutes a day are enough to get started.