Ep. 7: Your Mind on Mindfulness

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The billion-dollar industry of mindfulness promises us reductions in anxiety, knowledge of our true selves, and general transcendence... or something. This episode, Beth and Ava look at what the science of mindfulness does and doesn't tell us about the brain, cognition, and even the self.

Come along for the ride as we breakdown the hype around mindfulness, even venturing into potential dark sides of meditative practices.

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Academic Articles & Books

Lighter Reading & Other Resources

  • Resources for dealing with aversive effects of meditation and LOTS of info, from Dr. Willoughby Britton: cheetahhouse.org
     

  • Meditation pulled from TEDx by Jo Pang