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Mindfulness

Best guided meditations for beginners

Beginner mistakes in mindfulness and how to avoid them

Mindfulness is pointless – and that’s the point

Top 5 music apps for mindful focus

Why Christians practicing mindfulness should learn about the Gospel of Thomas

Five philosophical myths about mindfulness that are sabotaging your practice

 

Interviews

The darker side of mindfulness: being overwhelmed, side effects and the difficulty of finding a good teacher with Dr Chris Walsh

A downward facing doc explains the brain wiring behind mindfulness with Dr John McBurney

Why non-judgment and non-striving are misinterpretations of mindfulness with Dr Bob Stahl

 

Book reviews

Brave New World by Aldous Huxley

Breakfast of Champions by Kurt Vonnegut

Slaughterhouse-five by Kurt Vonnegut

Influence by Robert Cialdini

Ego is the Enemy by Ryan Holiday

 

Moving on from positive thinking

Why forcing positive thinking doesn’t work

Good advice vs bad advice

How to not feel dirty all over after looking at the fake spirituality of the boho goddesses of Bali

 

Millennial/ENTP

Millennial ENTP struggles

Fear: a millennial perspective

On “annoying” millennials

Confessions of a career switching millennial

 

Cognitive curiosities

The most curious developments in the words on neuroscience-psychology-philosophy-mindfulness

Our brains are story telling machines

Highlights from recently published books

Being bilingual

Exercise and the brain

 

Philosophy

Can we live without evil?

Why Nietzsche was so critical of Buddhism

Nietzsche’s: the meaning of life according to my (probably) favourite philosopher

Happiness the Buddhist way as seen by Yuval Noah Harari

“What… is water?” asks the fish

 

Psychology

Best TED talks on psychology

An age-old fable that teaches self-esteem

Validation and self-esteem

 

Anthropology

How our shrinking brains are turning us into Homo Domesticus