Daily exercise is a commitment, it's true. A big commitment. And in a world where we're already so over-committed to family, friends, school, and work, it is difficult to imagine making one more commitment.
If I say to myself, "I should have known this would happen," or "I should be more productive," I am implying that there is an invisible manual or instruction book floating out there in the ether that dictates how to be a human being.
Psychological scientist Christopher Moyer, and a group of colleagues at the University of Wisconsin -- Stout, designed a brain study to see if there might be at least some benefit after a very brief period of meditation training.