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The 4 Things You Need to Know About Meditation

Meditation is HARD.

Keeping still and staying focused is so unnatural that most who give meditation a try don’t keep it up.

So it’s important to know:

  • Does it work?
  • Better than other techniques?
  • How quickly?
  • Is one type better than another?

 

If we meditate for 50 hours but see only small benefits, well… we would be better off spending our time on other happiness hacks.

To answer those questions I looked at three meta-analyses, which integrated the results of almost 20,000 meditation studies.

What I found surprised the bonkers out of me.

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