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Connections: How meditation can help relieve anxiety

Sep 19, 2019

According to an American Psychiatric Association poll, 39 percent of Americans said they were more anxious in 2018 than they were the previous year. Mindfulness training has emerged as a popular method to address anxiety and stress – both at work and at home.

This hour, we discuss one approach to mindfulness – Buddhist meditation – with two teachers. They share meditation techniques and talk about why they think this approach to mindfulness can be effective in responding to life’s challenges. In studio: