Here’s a relevant article by Flynn Coleman, entitled “Yoga, meditation and mindfulness: trends that could change everything.” Coleman describes herself as a “mindfulness consultant, lawyer and yoga teacher”. Coleman believes that mindfulness can be part of the futures of work and business – just as I do. Check it out.
She doesn’t go into numbers about how many people are taking up these practices, but in his book A Whole New Mind, Daniel Pink does just that. The evidence suggest that modern society is freeing people up to explore their inner lives in greater depth.