Major entertainment platforms such as Netflix and popular mobile apps like Headspace are launching collaborative content to help audiences achieve mindfulness through “calmtainment”. Photo: Netflix
Major entertainment platforms such as Netflix and popular mobile apps like Headspace are launching collaborative content to help audiences achieve mindfulness through “calmtainment”. Photo: Netflix

How to meditate and relax the subject of Netflix, HBO Max shows amid wave of entertainment targeting the stressed, anxious - and just curious

  • ‘Calmtainment’ is not new, but the idea has taken root recently as a result of the pandemic and a rise in mental health issues
  • While some experts say on-screen meditation guides can be a good way to introduce people to the practice, they also highlight the importance of a good teacher

Major entertainment platforms such as Netflix and popular mobile apps like Headspace are launching collaborative content to help audiences achieve mindfulness through “calmtainment”. Photo: Netflix
Major entertainment platforms such as Netflix and popular mobile apps like Headspace are launching collaborative content to help audiences achieve mindfulness through “calmtainment”. Photo: Netflix
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