Women's Health

Micro Meditations

Meditation is the ultimate multitasker, the health version of the Instant Pot. It clears your mind, may help lower blood pressure and relieve depression and anxiety, and could even reduce the severity of IBS symptoms. And you don’t need to convert your guest room into a crystal-adorned Zen Den to get these benefits. You can focus your mind on the present anytime—during a workout, at happy hour with friends, or even while brushing your teeth. Really, it’s this easy: Just home in on what you see, hear, smell,

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