Corporations purchasing expensive mindfulness training packages for corporate leadership and rank and file employees inevitably discover they do not obtain the benefits that are claimed for mindfulness. How can this become a strategic opportunity for advice gurus to sell more products?
A longer than needed look at ’11 minutes of mindfulness can reduce drinking by bottle of wine a week.’
Why University College, London issued embargoed press release for an already published mindfulness study is more interesting than the insipid study itself.
Recent interviews with three founders of ACT make little reference to evidence, but a lot of reaching for roles as gurus, not as trainers in an evidence-based therapy.
Many of us have become accustomed to extravagant claims about the benefits of mindfulness that turn out to be based on poor quality studies with inadequate control groups. We become skeptical about what we are told about the benefits of mindfulness. We’ve come to expect a lot of confirmation bias. Reactions to the study that […]
Jon Kabat Zinn trademarked the acronym for mindfulness-based stress reduction. This could be worth millions in training drone pilots.
A web-based training package promises to turn anyone quickly into a mindfulness trainer, regardless of background or previous training. Promoters of the package claim it is backed by more science than its competitors.
Rosanne Cash: Resisting a diagnosis of medically unexplained symptoms, being found to have a brain tumor
Before being receiving surgery for a brain tumor, singer Rosanne Cash had to stand her ground against the false authority of professionals and quacks.