In 10 seconds? Researchers looked at several prior studies on the positive and negative effects of meditation to see how different traits affected the ability to benefit from meditation and confirmed some surprising results.

Wait! A lot of people claim they’re doing it but how would you define meditation? Meditation as a practice is not specifically defined since there are several different meditation techniques. Meditation can involve mindfulness, a focused activity, a repetitive mantra, sending loving wishes to oneself or others, and more. The types of meditation you practice can involve different pathways that ultimately lead to the same improvement in your well-being.  

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