Home > Natural Health > Therapies 20 April 2011 A cynic learns to meditate In a moment of foolhardy vulnerability brought on by off-the-chart stress levels, I allowed a psychologist friend to book me and himself into a 4-day Buddhist meditation retreat. 0 Assess Ask the natural health expert » Learn Natural therapies to try » Quiz Is my vegetarian diet balanced? » Test yourself: How flexible are you? » A quick guide to The Atkins Diet This medicinal plant that only grows in the Western Cape could replace antibiotics one day In a moment of foolhardy vulnerability brought on by off-the-chart stress levels, I allowed a psychologist friend to book me and himself into a four-day Buddhist meditation retreat. Read Health24 writer Olivia Rose-Innes' story here. NEXT ON HEALTH24X 7 reasons why you should drink matcha tea 2016-03-02 14:07 More: Natural HealthTherapies advertisement Read Health24’s Comments Policy Comment on this story 0 comments Comments have been closed for this article. Logout Comment 0 characters remaining Share on Facebook Loading comments... From our sponsors Sun protection for all children Understanding your sunscreen The science behind cosmeceuticals Do you know these 5 facts about skincare? Live healthier The debate continues » Working out in the concrete jungle 7 top butt exercises for guys 10 things pole dancing can do for you The running vs. walking debate There are many different theories when it comes to the running vs. walking for health and weight loss. Veganism a crime? » Running the Comrades Marathon on a vegan diet Are vegans unnatural beasts? Can a vegan be really healthy? Should it be a crime to raise a baby on vegan food? After a number of cases of malnourishment in Italy, it may become a crime to feed children under 16 a vegan diet.