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Meditation doesn’t make you a better person

http://www.nzherald.co.nz/lifestyle/news/article.cfm?c_id=6&objectid=11988847 It made people feel moderately more compassionate or empathetic, compared to if they had done no other new emotionally-engaging activity. However, a further analysis revealed that meditation didn't reduce aggression or prejudice or improving how socially-connected someone was. The most unexpected result of this study, though, was that the more positive results

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Meditation does not make you a better person

http://www.telegraph.co.uk/news/2018/02/05/meditation-does-not-make-better-person-study-finds/ "We did not find that meditation had any negative effects, however the good impacts can be compared to a placebo effect. “A person may have the expectation of becoming a better person through meditating, and may believe that to be the case - but in fact this has not been proven.”

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Mindfulness Linked To Panic, Depression & Hallucinations

http://www.telegraph.co.uk/women/womens-life/11942320/Mindfulness-backlash-Meditation-bad-for-your-health.html "It is effectively a brand, a multimillion-pound industry that thrives on ever more people buying books, apps and courses," says Wikholm. Then there’s the evangelical zeal of mindfulness fans; a well-intentioned desire to spread the word so others can benefit. "But, primarily, there’s a problem with the way that scientific studies

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Would you pay to meditate ?

http://techcrunch.com/2015/09/21/meditation-startup-headspace-raised-30-million-to-help-you-be-more-mindful/ Headspace, a guided meditation and mindfulness startup, recently raised $30 million from The Chernin Group, Advancit Capital, Allen & Company, Breyer Capital, The Honest Company Co-Founder Jessica Alba, actor Jared Leto, TV personality Ryan Seacrest, LinkedIn CEO Jeff Weiner and others. The plan is to hire more engineers and content

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