Media Articles on McMindfulness

Do mindfulness activities really work? Daniel Garrahan, Financial Times, October 10, 2019.

MIndfulness has become a spiritual quick dressing in the service of capitalism, Catarina Pires, DN Life, October 10, 2019.

McMindfulness: An interview with Ronald Purser, Caterina Reis Pires, VISAO (Lisbon, Portugal), October 9, 2019.

A Panoptican for the Mind: Talking with Ronald Purser about Mindfulness Today, LA Review of Books, October 7, 2019.

The Mindfulness Industry, Kit Caless. The Tribune Magazine, September 30, 2019.

Hou jij ze dom, hou ik ze arm, zegt de werkgever tegen de mindfulnessgoeroe, Sheila Sitalsing, deVolkskrant, September 23, 2019.

Kauwen op een rozijn helpt echt niet tegen uitbuiting en onderbetaling Esma Linneman, deVolksrant, September 20, 2019.

MIndfulness and first person action research: Context matters. Hilary Bradbury, AR+ Action Research newsletter, September 19, 2019

Privatising the causes of stress dovetails nicely with neoliberal ideology. Samria Shackle, New Humanist, September 19, 2019.

The Dark Side of Mindfulness We Need To Wake Up, Ronald E. Purser, Refinery29, September 16, 2019.

The Mindfulness Bubble: Why Meditating is Not the Remedy for All Evils, Jose Maria Robles, EL MUNDO (Madrid), September 11, 2019.

The Radical Potential of Civic Mindfulness, Alex Steullet, Kintopia. September 11, 2019.

Mental health is dance music’s most urgent issue, Sirin Kale, DJ Magazine, September 10, 2019.

Is modern mindfulness a corporate scam? This management professor thinks so. Rina Raphael, Fast Company, August 22, 2019.

The Mind Cure. Book review by C. Pierce Salguero in Tricycle: The Buddhist Review. Fall, 2019.

McMindfulness by Ronald Purser, Jonnie Wolf, Book of the Day, The Guardian, August 6, 2019.

Is mindfulness really just another form of selfishness? William Leith, Evening Standard, August 1, 2019.

Can anxiety be good for you? Michael Ungar, Psychology Today, July 30, 2019.

Book Review, Kathryn Ecclestone, Times Higher Education, July 25, 2019.

Why Corporations Want You to Shut Up and Meditate, Zachary Siegel, THE NATION, July 25, 2019.

Is mindfulness possible in a capitalist society? Derek Beres, BigThink, July 22, 2019.

McMindfulness - Book Review, henacynflin, July 19, 2019.

How mindfulness became the new capitalist spirituality “It’s all about me’, Mike Fordham, HUCK, July 19, 2019.

Your Wellbeing: Would you like fries with your mindfulness? Rev. Chris McDermott, University of Sussex, July 18, 2019.

Are You In Your RIGHT MIND? Is mindfulness the solution to all our ills? Claire Coleman, METRO (London), July 17, 2019

How mindfulness privatised a social problem. Hettie O’Brien, NewStatesman, July 17, 2019.

Has mindfulness become just another wing of capitalism? Joe Humphreys, The Irish Times (Unthinkable), July 11, 2019

McMindfulness and the Mantra of Stress, Ronald Purser, The Mindful Leader, July 9, 2019.

What’s After Neoliberal Meditation? Oshan Jarow, Musing Mind, July 3, 2019.

Is Mindfulness a Con? Russell Brand, June 26, 2019.

Why we’re made to feel guilty for work stress, Emily Reynolds, THE FACE, 21 June 2019.

Mindfulness is a Capitalist Scam, Ryan Bassil, VICE, 20 June 2019.

Review of McMindfulness: How Mindfulness Became the New Capitalist Spirituality, Dosho Port, Wild Fox Zen, Patheos. June 17, 2019.

The mindfulness conspiracy, Ronald Purser, The Guardian, June 14, 2019.

App-fuelded mindfulness is on offer to stressed-out tech workers. Does it do them any good at all?, Nicole Karlis, Salon, May 28, 2019.

Review of McMindfulness, Dharmavidya, Lotus in the Mud, March 11, 2019.