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Headspace app generates buzz as meditation turns ultra-trendy

Headspace app generates buzz as meditation turns ultra-trendy

Andy Puddicombe, a trained Buddhist monk, wants to spread health and happiness by teaching our technology-addled minds to slow down and live in the moment.

Naturally, he's doing it through an app.

In just a few short minutes a day, users can listen to meditation guides for topics as varied as anxiety and relationships narrated by Puddicombe in his soothing British voice.

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"This exercise isn't about getting rid of thoughts, it's more about learning how to be at ease with them," he says assuringly in one of the 10-minute...

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