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A thoughtful response to the McMindfulness fad

Denyse O'Leary | 18 Apr 2016 | ABOVE |  
tags: Buddhism, mental health, mindfulness

Cynical and amoral: the dark side of the mindfulness fad

Zac Alstin | 13 October 2015 | FEATURES |  
tags: Buddhism, corporate culture, meditation
Critiquing the mindlessness of the mainstream meditation movement.

If the mindfulness craze is really so cool, why did Anders Breivik use it?

Denyse O'Leary | 17 November 2014 | FEATURES |  
tags: Buddhism, mindfulness, stress, work-life balance
Meditation techniques can help stressed-out executives, but they are open to abuse.

Bad karma in Bangkok

Michael Cook | 12 January 2011 | FEATURES |  
tags: abortion, Buddhism, contraception, Thailand
Aborted foetuses piled up in a temple mortuary raise questions about Thailand's embrace of family planning.

Teed off

Sheila Liaugminas | 24 February 2010 | SHEILA REPORTS |  
tags: Buddhism, civil discourse, media, sports, Tiger Woods
Though it was much-anticipated and rather heavily promoted in the media, I made no note of the Tiger Woods press conference scheduled to televise his first public statement since his scandalous affairs broke last November. But an interesting thing happened.....

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