This week’s roundup of international mindful news all in one place waiting for you to ignite your mind!

Mind-expanding books for CEOs

Last Updated: 06 Nov 2019 There is a temptation to sensationalise the imminent impact of technology on business. Modern capitalism never existed in a steady state, and there is debate over whether the changes wrought by digital tech today are more profound than, say, the impact of steam power, replaceable parts, electricity, mass communication or antibiotics in years gone by.

Who Is Misrepresenting Mindfulness?

Sahanika Ratnayake was raised a Buddhist in Sri Lanka and New Zealand but had no interest in meditation before going to Cambridge. Clinical psychologists were exploring the therapeutic potential of mindfulness and, like many other students, Ratnayake learned to practice mindfulness meditation to help her cope with the stress of student life.

Is There Really a Difference Between Drug Addiction and Drug Dependence?

It is no secret that misinformation about addiction is rampant in popular media. One particular area of misinformation concerns what language gets used when describing topics related to addiction.If you have ever found yourself reading or warily chiming into discussions on social media about addiction,you might quickly get sucked into a world of confusion as you observe all sorts of individuals-medical professionals, journalists, parents, people who use substances, people in recovery-incessantly argue over terminology such as “addiction,” “dependence,” “abuse,” “misuse,” “habit-forming,” “recreational use” or “medicinal use.”

Mindfulness May Be a Balm for Breast Cancer Patients

By Robert Preidt HealthDay Reporter THURSDAY, Nov. 14, 2019 (HealthDay News) — Women with advanced breast cancer might find mindfulness can ease their pain, anxiety and depression, a new study suggests. Mindfulness is the ability to keep your mind focused on the present moment.

Why you trust the wrong people

Last Updated: 06 Nov 2019 In the event of a sudden nuclear attack, who is the best person to deliver the warning to the public? This was a real conversation held in the House of Commons on 26 November 1981. Two names that were thrown into the ring by the MP John Wells were Kevin Keegan and Ian Botham.