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    Meditation for People Who Like to Move

    I love the idea of practicing meditation and mindfulness.  I appreciate the physical and mental benefits of focusing the mind and breath to calm all of those hamster-wheel thoughts that wake me nightly at 3 am.  Meditation shares many of the same health benefits as exercise.  According to the National Institutes of Health, meditation increases calmness, helps you relax, provides psychological balance, and improves overall health and wellness.  Meditation can help you cope with pain and even strengthen parts of the brain. That said, I never meditate.  I barely find enough time for exercise, and adding another 10-20 minutes for mediation seems a bridge too far.  The few times I’ve…