This Life: A modern meditation

With technology's grip tightening on our lives, and increasing pressures in work and at home, meditation can represent the perfect way to relax those racing minds, writes Fiona Kelly.

23rd June, 2012
An illustration by Matthew Johnstone.

Matthew Johnstone is laying down the guantlet to the workers of Ireland. "If you run a company and can get volunteers of half the people in that company to invest in doing meditational practice every day, for 21 days, I really think you could prove its positive effects in business," says the man who is aiming to banish the scepticism - and the pejorative imagery - surrounding the ancient art of meditation.

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