Mindfulness: let’s be mindful of its limitations

wildmind meditation newsTayana Simons, Huffington Post: The ancient practice of mindfulness meditation has received a lot of hype over the past few years. Tens of thousands of people are signing up for courses all over the country, therapists are using it as a core part of their treatment for depression and anxiety, and millions have downloaded an app called ‘Headspace’ allowing them ‘meditation on the go’. Even Emma Watson calls it ‘genius’.

The funny thing is, its not like it’s a new discovery. Besides the fact that the basis of mindfulness is a form …

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  • Thank you for this article! I often worry that people who are told that mindfulness will “work” for therapy are left feeling worse about themselves when it doesn’t provide a quick fix”. I definitely agree that it is not always explained or taught correctly. The cognitive piece is often overlooked. Thanks Bodhi!

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