Tuesday, February 7, 2023

Tag: capitalism and well being

What a Society Designed for Well-Being Looks Like

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From YES! Magazine: "To address the dramatic increase in mental and emotional distress in the U.S., we must move beyond a focus on the...

Is Your Job Bullshit? David Graeber on Capitalism’s Busy Work

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From In These Times: Over a third of British workers believe their job makes no meaningful contribution to the world. The rising number of people who have...

“The Inner Level” – Linking Distress and Our Current System

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From The Alternative UK: Rod Tweedy's book The Political Self, as well as a new book due out in 2018, The Inner Level, discuss the ways mental...

“Mindfulness at Risk of Being ‘Turned into a Free Market Commodity’”

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The Guardian reports growing concerns from the Buddhist Society conference: “Jon Kabat-Zinn, who created the Center for Mindfulness in Medicine at the University of Massachusetts medical school, warned last week that some people feared a ‘sort of superficial ‘McMindfulness’ is taking over, which ignores the ethical foundations of the meditative practices and traditions from which mindfulness has emerged, and divorces it from its profoundly transformative potential.’”