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Where can you be alone amid the roughly 25M people?

Serenity, now: Where to find a quiet spot amid the bustle of L.A.


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Location: CA-Los Angeles

Story Date: 9/20/2019

Publisher: Los Angeles Times   

Author: Mary Forgione

A couple of times a week, I find myself in the early morning hours alone on a quiet bluff over the Pacific Ocean at the Korean Friendship Bell not far from my home in San Pedro. I love these stolen moments of quiet, but it never occurred to me that my brain did too. “The human brain needs to rest; it needs to not have constant stimulus,” says Diana Winston, director of mindfulness education at UCLA Semel Institute’s Mindful Awareness Research Center.

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