According to Daily Mail, Buddhist meditation, which is what mindfulness is, can play tricks on your mind. For those of you who are unfamiliar with this practice, we’ve provided a link to a well researched article written by Marcia Montenegro. In her piece Marcia makes clear the reasons that Christians must not become involved in Eastern-style meditation.
Mindfulness is the fashionable form of meditation that fans say makes you feel less stressed.
But scientists have discovered one potential drawback – it can lead you to ‘remember’ things that haven’t happened.
People taking part in a 15-minute mindfulness session performed worse than those who did not on a memory test, researchers found.
The group who had been undertaking mindfulness were more liable to falsely imagine items on the test.
Mindfulness has become popular in recent years as a way to improve mental and physical well-being.
Celebrities endorsing it include Emma Watson, Davina McCall, Angelina Jolie and Oprah Winfrey.
Mindfulness: No Mind-Over Matter by Marcia Montenegro