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The Ceaseless Society: What Happens to Our Mind, Body, and Spirit When we Just Never Stop?

From MIT World on using the powers of meditation to grapple with today's rush hour:

"...research showing that the parents of chronically ill children, under chronic stress, experience accelerated shortening of telomeres (units on the ends of chromosomes), a process associated with aging. But parents with healthy kids who also report stress in their lives have a similarly high rate of telomere shortening. While you can’t change the actual stress in many cases, says Kabat-Zinn, you can relate to it differently."

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