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Dalai Lama Gives Blessing To New Mindfulness Evening Course, But Can We Really Teach Britain To Be Happy?

The Dalai Lama has given his blessing to a new course of mindfulness evening classes set to hit the UK this year. The eight-week course, which will be delivered through local groups, aims to reduce our stress levels and increase happiness. The course, titled Exploring What Matters, has been created by the organisation Action for…

Meditation Helped Me Survive An Egyptian Jail, Says Al Jazeera’s Peter Greste

Meditation and running up to 10km a day in a narrow corridor helped Al Jazeera’s Peter Greste survive his 400 days in prison in Egypt. Speaking to BBC Radio 4’s Today programme, the Australian journalist said he released he needed to “keep fit” physically, spiritually, and mentally, and began a Masters course, writing essays with…