Why Mindfulness Backfires for Some People

Here’s how to manage it if you experience an adverse reaction

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Anxiety and depression symptoms can worsen as the brain ‘rebels,’ attempting to regain control of the mind.

“If the meditator doesn’t recognize the thoughts as maladaptive, then meditating upon the thoughts may simply increase their intensity.”

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