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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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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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