If you’re anything like me, you’re busy, probably too busy to even bother reading this whole article. Likely, the last thing you would do is sit quietly and meditate for 5-30 minutes of the day. Better to get all your things done than waste time, right? Science disagrees. In fact, the scientific study of the biological, psychological, and social benefits of meditation has exploded. A quick search on Google Scholar for “meditation” in the year 2015 yields 16,200 peer-reviewed journal articles. So why does it pay to meditate? Let’s begin.
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