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A Science Writer’s Belated Embrace of Meditation

Finally, my experience confirms what the research has clearly shown

There are worse places to meditate. Photo by the author.

Somewhere outside Moab, Utah, my wife calmly reaches for the sky atop a house-sized, smooth red rock. Ancient towering formations balance improbably behind her. The Colorado River lazes below, milky green. Above, the blue is deep…