Is mindfulness a mindless waste of time?

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Is mindfulness a mindless waste of time?

Barbara Docherty

Barbara Docherty

Meditation
Meditation, mindfulness and and the lotus position have all been tried by Barbara Docherty

Mindfulness can cause some people to detach from reality and lose their critical powers of thinking, writes Barbara Docherty who has delved into all strategies to achieve tranquillity

More psychologists and neuroscientists are pointing to potentially negative consequences of these techniques