Mindfulness Is a Capitalist Scam
In his new book, Ronald Purser cuts through the woo-woo hippy-dippy hype to show how the practice has been co-opted for nefarious means.
I’m Constantly Stressed That My Weekends Aren’t Fun Enough
How to deal with weekend anxiety.
The More I Allowed Myself to Feel My Anxiety, the Less it Bothered Me
My coping mechanisms had been avoidant behavior all along.
What I Want to Tell You About Heroin
My Heroin Rehab Diary
"I am tired of the putrid stench of sweat and the overwhelming compulsion to use, use, use, because if I don’t, I will die."
Can Meditation Cure Erectile Dysfunction?
One of the side effects on the path to boundless perception is, for many, boundless boners.
Andrew W.K. on Meditation
Be your own guru.
This ‘Breaditation’ Class Teaches Breadmaking and Meditation
Students mix a dough, knead the shit out of it, bake it, and then burn all the thoughts that cropped up in a ceremonial act of letting go.
Prison Yoga Is Helping Inmates Transcend Their Cells
The Prison Yoga Project is bringing mindfulness, meditation and physical release to hundreds of prisoners.
Can an App Really Help Manage Your Mental Health?
Or will managing your mental health on your smartphone provide an excuse for keeping mental health services underfunded?
'The Road Home' Is a Reminder That We're All in This Together and We're All Going to Die
Author Ethan Nichtern is out to introduce younger generations to secular, relevant and modern Buddhist practices.
The VICE Guide to Mental Health
How It Actually Feels to Live with Severe Anxiety
My anxiety disorder can make me feel like I'm trapped in a cyclone of negative thoughts and fear. But like many mental health conditions, with the right treatment and techniques, life is very liveable.
When It Came to My Depression, Medicine Was More Effective Than Mindfulness
You're not a failure if you can't treat depression with the power of your own mind.