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...