The New Yorker: Headspace is enlightenment on your iPhone

The New Yorker: Headspace is enlightenment on your iPhone. Interesting article on the rise of meditation and mindfulness. I chuckled at the notion of Headspace creating a fake meditation app as means to placebo-test it’s effects. There’s also a cursory nod to corporations being excited about treating the symptoms of stress — rather than root causes such as corporate dysfunction and job insecurity. “It’s saying, ‘It’s your problem, get with the program, fix your stress, and get back to work!’”

---


  • Home
  • About
  • Preferences