Media Coverage

By year

2021

Witte, F. (2021, June 26) Meditieren mit Nebenwirkungen. Neue Zürcher Zeitung (German) 

Whitcomb, I. (2021, June 21) Meditation isn’t always calming. For a select few, it may lead to psychosis. Popular Science.

Mocker, D. (2021, May 20) Die negativen Seiten der Achtsamkeit. Spectrum (German).

Simon, S. (2021, June 20) Too Much Mindfulness Can Worsen Your Mental Health. VeryWell Health.

Jover, A. (2021, May 20) Los Effectos Negativos del Mindfulness. Quo. (Spanish)

Bergland, B. (2021, May 19) New Research Focuses on the Harmfulness of Mindfulness. Psychology Today.

(2021, March 10)Tu obsesión por meditar y el mindfulness podría arruinar tu bienestar. Codigo Nuevo. (Spanish)

Robson, D. (2021, March 7). Tập thiền quá mức sẽ gây căng thẳng và hoảng loạn BBC News. (Vietmamese).

(2021, March 4) Meditacija mintims – lyg kava kūnui: didina dėmesingumą, bet gali sukelti nemigą, panikos priepuolius. LRT.  (Lithuanian).

Adolfsson, J. (2021, Feb 25) Biverkningar av mindfulness viktig väckarklocka för Sverige. Världen idag (Swedish)

Byström, I (2021, Feb 23) Professor: 20 000 sökte hjälp för följder av mindfulness. Världen idag (Swedish)

Barlier, J. (2021, February 8) La méditation peut avoir des effets néfastes inattendus. Au Feminin (French)

Robson, D. (2021, February 5). Mindfulness: cómo el abuso de la meditación puede aumentar la ansiedad en algunos casos. BBC Mundo (Spanish).

Robson, D. (2021, February 4). How too much mindfulness can spike anxiety. BBC News.

2020

Harvey, S. (2020, May) The New Generation Of Scientists Who Will Change The Way You Think About Mindfulness In The Future. Shannon Harvey.

Jalinière, H. (2020, Jan 4) Dépression, addictions, sectes : les risques de la méditation. Sciences et Avinir. (French).

2019

 

Brems, P. (2019, June 13). De schaduwkant van meditatie waar niemand over spreekt. VRT (Dutch)

 

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Domet, S. (2019, January 15.) Powerful Women of the Mindfulness Movement.  Mindful.

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2018

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Holden, M. (2018, December 26). The Other Side Of Paradise: How I Left A Buddhist Retreat In Handcuffs. Esquire

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Bad Science?

Matthew Abrams

Winter 2018

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Meditation Is a Powerful Mental Tool—and For Some People It Goes Terribly Wrong

By Shayla Love

November 14, 2018

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Is Silent Retreat Good For Everyone?

by Josh Korda

October 31, 2018

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Overcoming Obstacles to Mindfulness Practice

By Ratnadevi

October 31, 2018

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"Nothing Bad Can Happen": What Happens When Meditation Goes Wrong

by Jo Lauder

July 12, 2018

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The Dark Side of Meditation

Jessica Downey

April 16, 2018

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 The Trauma Dharma

Matthew Abrams

April 10 2018

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2017

10% Happier ABC New Podcast with Dan Harris

May 24, 2 pm:

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May 24, 2 pm :Varieties of Contemplative Experience PLOS ONE Press Release

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Pratichi mindfulness? Se sei una donna, avrai maggiori benefici

May 2017

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Ahdistaako? Helppo kikka auttaa alle minuutissa – kunhan pakastimesta löytyy jääpaloja

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Mindfulness class helped women, but not men, overcome 'negative affect'

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Mindfulness meditation may work differently for men and women

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2016

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Om Economics

Harper's Magazine, July 2016

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2015

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Meditation Nation: How convincing is the science driving the popularity of mindfulness meditation?  

Tricycle Magazine, April 25th 2015

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2014

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Willoughby Britton: “The Messy Truth About Mindfulness”

Mindful Magazine, July 2014

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Full Mind

Brown Medicine Magazine,Winter 2014

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When It Comes To Matters Of The Heart, Mindfulness Can Help
The Huffington Post, 10/24/14

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How Mindfulness Protects Your Heart
TIME, 10/23/14​

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Researchers link mindfulness to healthy body, lifestyle
The Brown Daily Herald, 11/3/14​

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The Dark Knight of the Soul

The Atlantic, 06/25/14

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Mindfulness therapy comes at a high price for some, say experts

The Guardian, 08/25/2014

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Video

Why a neuroscientist would study meditation
TED TALK by Dr. Willoughby Britton, 2011