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Sunday Sermon

Scientists: Trying To Be Present Will Make You Miserable and Depressed

Trying to “be more mindful” will make you smug and obnoxious. Here’s why.

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There is evidence that meditation can be harmful. A 2017 study at Brown University found that meditation carries the following risks:

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Clem Samson

Clem Samson

Essayist, humorist, satirist, funny-ist, poetist, fictionalist, fabulist, quizzist, journalist. Creative Writing Prof at Harvard College, Duluth, Minnesota.