Studies show that meditating for just 30 minutes a day can have amazing health benefits. Dr. Sara Lazar of Harvard University tells Ned about her research that showed regular meditation can improve a person's focus and increase overall feelings of well-being.
Go back and listen to Season 1 Episode 4: 25 Minutes to a Calmer Approach to Life to hear John Kabat-Zinn talk about the mindfulness-based stress reduction meditation program he created that Dr. Lazar references in this episode!
Dr. Lazar's website: http://scholar.harvard.edu/sara_lazar/home
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This episode is sponsored by Landmark College in Putney, Vermont.
This episode was originally released in March 2017.