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Magazine

This is Your Anxious Brain on Meditation

Mindfulness asks us to simply notice the storylines we create in our minds without trying to change them. Meditation gives us the space to choose not to react to those things that trigger our anxiety.

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Body & Mind

The Trouble with Mindfulness Apps

When your favorite mindfulness app says it’s based in science, check twice. Few actually are. Two mindfulness experts and app developers talked to Mindful about how most apps rely on the science of mindfulness in general to back up their claims, and how that could lead to problems—and fines—in the future, like it did for the brain-training company Lumosity.