Is meditation be as effective as morphine as a painkiller? How does Headspace founder Andy Puddicombe organize his daily meditation sessions? Puddicombe talked to me - and BBC 5 Live's Dotun Adebayo - about meditation, mindfulness and his new #mindfulpregnancy book.
We started with Andy's unconventional journey from sports medicine student to LA-based entrepreneur.
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