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Mindfulness: From Sacred Buddhist Practice To Billion-Dollar Industry August 08, 2014
Jeff Wilson says that the mindfulness we see today in corporate retreats and best-selling books has become nearly emptied of spiritual content. Now anyone can do it--just start breathing. So how was mindfulness meditation transformed from something passed down by Buddhist elders into a secular stress-reliever? 

Jeff Wilson, author of Mindful America: The Mutual Transformation of Buddhist Meditation and American Culture