How mindfulness became the new capitalist spirituality | RNZ

A professor of management at San Francisco State University, Ronald Purser is a leading figure in the backlash against the mindfulness movement. He says that while mindfulness is promoted as an antidote to the stresses of modern life, it’s actually leading us to an acceptance of our unhealthy capitalist society. He’s the author of McMindfulness: How Mindfulness Became the New Capitalist Spirituality.

Source: How mindfulness became the new capitalist spirituality | RNZ

Meditation apps might calm you — but miss the point of Buddhist mindfulness

our findings show that Buddhist meditation apps are not a cure that relieves suffering in the world, but more like an opiate

Source: Meditation apps might calm you — but miss the point of Buddhist mindfulness

Breathe

You should keep your mind on your breathing until you are not aware of your breathing.

So it is necessary for us to encourage ourselves and to make an effort up to the last moment, when all effort disappears.

Shunryu Suzuki — Zen Mind, Beginner’s Mind