…it turns out that the benefits of meditation are not simply escapism but improved concentration and a more effective memory. Graham…took me through a very hot desert where we eventually drank from a miraculous stream of water before entering a meadow and passing through some chakra-coloured rooms. Our final destination was up high in the sky where I was greeted by a man…Now, seeing as you’re not meditating but reading this, none of this will make much sense. But strangely it did to me. And I felt oddly calm, focused and refreshed afterwards.