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Frederick Meyer is co-founder of Medivate (medivate.com), a service to help people maintain a regular meditation practice. He has been a lifelong Shambhala Buddhist practitioner. He lives in Brighton, MA.
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There are many good reasons to meditate, some empirical, some personal. Science Scientific studies confirm: Meditation Helps. These studies track the impact of meditation on physical health and psychological distress. Because they use the scientific method and focus on empirical findings, they’re something (just about) everyone can agree on. This is one of the wonderful things about science. The scientific benefits of meditation are increasingly well-documented. Here are a few of the headlines—the most striking benefits, from the most credible sources: Cuts cardiac patients’ heart attack and stroke risk nearly in half (by 47%) ... continue reading