Mindfulness matters, but make no mistake: Corporations are co-opting the idea to disguise the ways they kill us This article appeared here in Salon.com This is a great article, but you’ll need a little bit of time (and maybe a tea or coffee). Mindfulness should be seen as an important tool in making radical, transformative… read more
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This is a good article about emotional balance and well worth reading, but I do find it surprising that researchers insist on talking about emotions as being negative or positive. It makes sense to think of them as being pleasant or unpleasant, what psychologists might describe as positive or negative affect, but this labelling of the emotions themselves as negative is unhelpful and I’d go as far as to say non-sensical.
This is a good article and I’ll just come right out and say it – using brain imaging technology to assist meditation is nothing short of silly.
Infamous for its problems in the past, Fitzroy Crossing is now becoming a source of inspiration for anyone following the situation there thanks to the tireless efforts of members of the community.
This could be an important turning point for how we manage pharmaceuticals, particularly pain killers.
The article starts with this bomb. “These days, most of us accept that minds are dependent on brain function and wouldn’t object to the claim that ‘You are your brain.’”
Mindfulness practice will not just help us identify bullshit when we see it, but to call it out and judge it as inappropriate, unhelpful etc. and even to go ahead and do something about it.