Mindfulness in context

Mindfulness can be useful to gain some distance from your own experiences from time to time. But as a whole, it sets aside personal responsibility and disregards the conditions that gave rise to the distress in the first place.

To find out why you think and feel the way you do, you need to see yourself as a distinct individual. You need to carefully examine your thoughts, feelings and the specific context in which they arose.

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Mindfulness is loaded with (troubling) metaphysical assumptions - Sahanika Ratnayake | Aeon Essays

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