Is American Mindfulness A Corporate Scam? -Prof. Ronald Purser
“There’s a lot of money to be made by telling people that they’re responsible for their own problems,” says Purser. Corporate mindfulness is a poor substitute for organizational change. It takes a structural problem and basically reframes it as an individual-level problem. When you put it all on the individual and say, “Well, just do this mindfulness practice,” it’s a form of victim blaming. It says: Stress is your problem.
Mindfulness Training for Teens Fails Important Test -Scientific American
A large trial in schools showed no evidence of benefits, and hints it could even cause problems.
Where's the Proof That Mindfulness Meditation Works? -Scientific American
The ubiquitous technique for relieving stress and pain has remarkably little scientific evidence backing it, a group of scientists contend.
Mindfulness Training Does Not Foster Empathy And Can Even Make Narcissists Worse
The cultivation of empathy is a “presumed benefit” of mindfulness training. However, in truth, it's not.
Mindfulness Backlash: Could Meditation Be Bad For Your Health?
A cure-all for everything from stress to anger, or a load of marketing hype that could be making you more anxious? Anna Hart gets to grips with the growing mindfulness backlash.
The Trouble with Mindfulness -Psychology Today
1. Mindfulness is oversold 2. Too many mindfulness researchers, clinicians, and teachers are advocates and not really scientists 3. Too many people use mindfulness for narcissistic reasons.
The problem with mindfulness -Neuroscience News
While those who promote mindfulness claim the practice offers massive amounts of health and psychological benefits, very little scientific evidence backs up the claim.
What Mindfulness Gurus Won’t Tell You About The Dangers of Meditation
Psychologists Miguel Farias and Catherine Wikholm brilliantly explain what’s gone terribly wrong with the increasing popularity of mindfulness meditation.
Our Obsession With Mindfulness Is based On Limited Scientific Evidence
Mindfulness practices are promoted at major corporations like Google. And yet there’s still not even a consistent scientific definition of “mindfulness.”
The dark side of mindfulness -Daily Mail
It's supposed to be calming. But there's growing evidence the fashionable therapy can be harmful. Leading psychologists warn may exacerbate or trigger serious illness in some.
What Is Mindfulness? Nobody Really Knows, And That’s A Problem
A review published today in the journal Perspectives on Psychological Science shows the hype is ahead of the evidence.