From CBC:
The billion-dollar meditation and mindfulness industry believes it has what many of us are looking for: promises of focused thinking, less stress, increased compassion and creativity abound. It's promises like these that make it a massively popular industry, embraced everywhere from classrooms to Silicon Valley. There are claims that meditation can do everything from alleviate depression to treat post traumatic stress. How much of this is based on reliable clinical research, and how should those claims be evaluated?
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