« The madness of mindfulness » by Hattie Garlick is a sad article in the FT, from someone who not only has little understood what mindfulness is… but also has certainly been more hindered than helped by the tools she checked out.

« With more than 1,000 to choose from, meditation apps have become a thriving industry. But can the path to inner peace really be downloaded? Hattie Garlick reports on a wellness backlash »
She doesn't actually "report", this is primarily a first-person narrative. Witnessing is not the same as reporting… It seems a current disease of journalism to confuse personal opinion / experience, with proper research…

https://www.ft.com/content/9b8c0c6e-e805-11e6-967b-c88452263daf

This being said, yes, meditation apps are crap… and a symptom of dysfunctional society where people want easy solutions and quick fixes. It doesn't work that way, wake up!
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