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Mind the hype: Is meditation all it’s cracked up to be?

Tuesday 21 May, 7.30pm - 9pm

Mind the hype

Meditation is hailed as a sure-fire solution to everything from workplace stress to trauma recovery, a way to cope with mental illness to the key to emotional balance. In the age of the selfie, wellness sells. But what are the facts, and what’s just hype?

Watch a preview of the new documentary My Year of Living Mindfully, and join the film’s director Shannon Harvey, along with a psychologist and neuroscientist, mindfulness teacher, and a Buddhist monk to discuss the mindfulness movement. Dive into the science and explore how the movement has led to changes in the practice to decide for yourself – is meditation really all it is cracked up to be?

Please note, due to the popularity of this event it’s been moved to bigger venue! This event will now be held at Hoyts Melbourne Central instead of the MKW Hub. Ticket holders can still use their original ticket and don’t need to be issued with a new ticket.

This event is now sold out – click on the Get Tickets link to join the waitlist.

Mind the hype

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Dates and times

Tue 21 May,
7.30pm — 9pm


HOYTS Melbourne Central, Swanston St &, La Trobe St, Melbourne VIC 3000

Auslan interpretation on request, Wheelchair accessible

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