This is an interesting article from last week’s Wall Street Journal on the benefits of meditation, and that some MDs at a Boston medical center are prescribing 20 minutes of meditation twice a day. Here’s the link:
Doctor’s Orders: 20 Minutes Of Meditation Twice a Day
Wall Street Journal
By Sumathi Reddy
Updated April 15, 2013, 8:38 p.m. ET
Many medical centers and clinics in Northern California offer MBSR (mindfulness-based stress reduction) classes. They can be fairly expensive but it sounds like the health benefits outweigh the upfront cost. There are lots of less expensive meditation classes or no-charge gatherings in Northern California as well.