In a space of silence and contemplation amidst our chaotic, performance driven lives; mindfulness meditation promises less stress, better concentration, and increased productivity. No wonder it’s been brought into the boardrooms at corporate giants like Google and SAP.
But what are the real intentions of mindfulness coaches and proponets? Is it really only being used to increase profit margins? Is mindfulness even possible in an economic world ruled by inequality and competition?
This is a critical insight into the sometimes controversial influence of a modern spiritual phenomenon. It asks wider questions about the kind of values which modern society holds dear, and the direction in which the Western World is heading.