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Meditation can reduce stress and depression

 

Last updated 1/10/2008 at Noon



The word “meditation” has a lot of baggage attached to it. Even in this age of corner-store yoga classes, an exotic whiff still lingers over meditation. Is it a good thing? Is it difficult? How do I do it?

Sometimes associated with particular religions, meditation is not the practice or ritual of any sect but of many. In Christian-based religions meditation is considered a form of prayer.

Meditation is indeed a good thing. Several studies using control groups of those who do not meditate and those who do have shown that even 10 to 15 minutes of meditation a day can reduce blood pressu...



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