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This week’s segment is called “What Are We Talking About When We Talk About Meditation?” We all know that meditation, mindfulness and contemplation are good for us – in fact it has become almost a panacea for all that ails us – from our personal stress, to better education, and even more effective business leaders. But what do we really mean when we talk about meditation? Where does it come from and what does it do?