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1st New Thing: Meditation (aka “Why Meditation Was a Terrible Idea”)

There isn’t a day that goes by when I don’t see some article about the incredible benefits of meditation. From “100 Benefits of Meditation”  to “7 Reasons You Should Meditate,” I have been inundated with tips about how my aging brain will thank me for sitting quietly in the corner and meditating.


I’m sitting here in the dark—a gigantic ball of stress and angst, if you ever saw one—contemplating life (as you do at 5:00am). I’m exhausted. My eczema is out in full force. And I’m pretty sure that there is absolutely no way that I can justify drinking this early. I mean, even having a mimosa

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