What to do When Mindfulness Isn’t Working

Don’t give up on it just yet.

Serene photo of two spherical rocks resting on top of each other, with a warm orange-brown background and some moss.

Mindfulness seems to be the flavour of the month when it comes to mental health. Every doctor I see, from my GP to a random A&E doctor (who was supposed to be treating my cough) feels the need to pitch it to me. There’s a good reason — it can quite literally rewire your brain. One study showed that just 8 weeks of mindfulness can change brain structure, and help…