Below is an index of my posts on Meditation and Mindfulness
Meditation, myths and fantasies
- Adverse (side) effects index of posts
- Buddha Pill: Can Meditation Change You?
- Decades of Meditation Practice, Wasted?
- Duped by Meditation?
- Effects of Meditation: Normal or Supernatural?
- Motivations of Meditation Practitioners
- Selfless Realization from Meditation?
- Seven Popular Myths about Meditation
- Three Best and Worst Reasons to Meditate
- America Charmed by Mindfulness
- From Monastic to Domestic Mindfulness
- How 2014 Became the Year of Mindfulness
- The Mindful Revolution Or Mindless Meditation?
- Mindfulness is American Religion
- Mindfulness Meditation in Public Schools
- Mindfulness Myths: Fantasies & Facts
- Mindfulness: Stealth Buddhist Strategy for Mainstreaming Meditation?
- Why Mindfulness Fails
Scientific studies, clinical trials
- 10 Reasons to be Skeptical of Meditation Studies
- Claims for Meditation’s Benefits Overreach
- Meditation Not Better than Drugs or Exercise, Study Finds
- Is Meditation Overrated? Scientific Evidence Is Scant
- Changing Our DNA through Mind-Control?
- Meditation: A stress reliever, but not a panacea
- Meditation: Fountain of youth, suggest UCLA researchers
- Progress and Challenge in Contemplative Studies
- Meditation: fountain of youth, suggest UCLA researchers
- Mystical Experiences index of posts on mystical phenomena
In media and popular culture
- Meditating With Help From Your Mobile Device
- Meditation has gone viral, says Los Angeles Times
- Separating Meditation from Faith is a Dubious Business
- Concentrative Or Nondirective Meditation? Which Does Science Say Works Better?
- Consensual Sadistic Sex Practices are Comparable to Meditation Experiences
- Hacking The Flow: Qualities and conditions of “flow” states
- The Rise of Superman: Finding Your Flow
- Unruly Angels, Burning Saints, and Meditation Alternatives
- Laughter as Meditative State, Reincarnation, and Pantheism