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Even one minute of "daily-ish" meditation can make a difference in reducing stress, according to Dan Harris, the author of Meditation For Fidgety Skeptics. Jamie Jones/Ikon Images/Getty Images hide caption

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'Meditation For Fidgety Skeptics' Offers Practical Advice For Stressed-Out Cynics

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Sleep Scientist Warns Against Walking Through Life 'In An Underslept State'

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She's not tuning in, she's tuning inward — letting go of stress, or at least trying to, with a mindfulness app on her phone. Photo Illustration by Carolyn Rogers/NPR hide caption

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Mindfulness Apps Aim To Help People Disconnect From Stress

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"There's a kind of a bridge between cognitive therapy and Buddhist practice in evolutionary psychology," says author Robert Wright. Veronica Grech/Getty Images hide caption

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Can Buddhist Practices Help Us Overcome The Biological Pull Of Dissatisfaction?

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Clare Kelley practices "forest bathing" along the edge of an urban forest on Roosevelt Island, in the middle of the Potomac River. In contrast to hiking, forest bathing is less directed, melding mindfulness and nature immersion to improve health. Allison Aubrey/NPR hide caption

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Forest Bathing: A Retreat To Nature Can Boost Immunity And Mood

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Goldlink, 'Meditation'

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A Childhood Of Transcendental Meditation, Spent In The 'Shadow Of A Guru'

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Capitol Hill staffers meditate. Ally Mutnick/NPR hide caption

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Capitol Hill Political Staffers Find Their Zen

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Best To Not Sweat The Small Stuff, Because It Could Kill You

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