The 11 Dangers of Mindfulness Meditation

Over at The Huffington Post, Alexa Frey’s tongue-in-cheek(?) assessment of the dangers of mindfulness meditation is a useful read.

It includes 11 pitfalls to be avoided, such as:

1. Abandoning All Other Coping Mechanisms

2. Chasing a ‘Feel Good’ State

4. Over-Analysis

5. Self-Improvement Project

11. Suppression of our Needs

Some of the ‘dangers’ listed may seem too obvious for some readers. However, for those just starting-out with meditation – when we have that giddy feeling of excitement – they can be a useful safety net.

Read the whole article here.




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