Mindfulness is being embraced by more and more men as a way of managing their mental health. In this episode, George and Jamie talk their own experiences practicing mindfulness, both in daily life and on meditation retreats. They discuss the ways it can be beneficial for one's wellbeing, how certain approaches could subtly reinforce unhealthy masculine ideals, and how a compassionate approach to practice can help one avoid this. They also stress that mindfulness is only one tool for improving one's wellbeing. If listeners are experiencing mental health problems, it's important that they seek multiple sources of support.
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