Zen and the art of modern stress-level maintenance

More people from all walks of life are incorporating meditation into their daily routines. 

Some businesses offer sessions for their staff, there are numerous self-teach apps and YouTube videos and it has been introduced into the medical world.

In 2018, CHU Bordeaux hospital began offering mindfulness meditation sessions for patients and staff. Audrey Simion, a psychologist at the hospital recently told France 3: “We see there is a notable calming effect on medical staff. Just five minutes in the day gives benefits to both personnel and patients.”

The Ministry of Education has given authorisation to meditation and yoga associations to give sessions in schools and it is now in the classroom ...

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