Self Meditation

  • Help young people navigate the journey of grief

    [ad_1] A personal experience I felt inspired to write this to help young people navigate the journey of grief. With the recent death of Queen Elizabeth II, I could see (and feel) how powerful the energy of grief was for thousands of people. Many of us are triggered by this…

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  • Yes, Affirmations Work, Says Breaking Scientific Research

    [ad_1] For decades, self help gurus have been telling us to use affirmations to influence the subconscious mind. However, numerous critics have dismissed affirmations, calling them “pseudoscience”. That is until now. Because finally, we have the scientific research that proves that affirmations work. In this guide you’ll learn the science…

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  • The Power of Forgiveness – Ziva

    [ad_1] For this month’s Membership theme, we wanted to dig deep and choose something that has brought Emily a profound level of healing. And once she landed on it, it was clear that this is a topic the whole Ziva Community should explore. So let us ask you, how good…

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  • How To Overcome The Fear Of Going Crazy

    [ad_1] Sometimes when sleep deprivation and the stress of life have gotten to the point where you feel like you’re losing your mind, it feels a lot like going crazy. From a panic attack to suffering a serious mental illness like post traumatic stress disorder, losing control when suffering anxiety…

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  • Why I’m Now Using “Negative Emotions” To My Advantage 

    [ad_1] When I started meditating around twenty years ago, I did it, like many people, to promote positive emotions like calmness and confidence, and to reduce so-called “negative emotions” like anger and sadness.  I thought, as most people do, that emotions are either positive (like happiness) or negative (like worry).…

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  • Why is mindfulness important for teachers?

    [ad_1] Love your students, but constant stress makes you want to leave teaching altogether? Why is mindfulness important for teachers? Explore. Do you feel that teaching as a profession took a toll on your mental health? You love your students and want to bring positive change in their lives, but…

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  • Ripples in water – how meditation can help you to discover the deeper currents inside you – The Meditation Blog

    [ad_1] By Ellen Gravklev. An action with ripple effects When you throw a stone into the water, ripples are formed which slowly spread outwards. One stone, one throw, many ripples. A warm look, a smile, a safe embrace. A frown, an angry voice, someone pushing you away. The first years…

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  • I became more straightforward – The Meditation Blog

    [ad_1] Acem Training in Interpersonal Communication 21-29 May 2022. Acem meditators from all countries can, again, participate in this very special event, after two years of pandemics. From early on in the course, you will discover that there is a lot underneath the surface of everyone. «I try to understand…

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  • Reconciliation – The Meditation Blog

    [ad_1] Reconciliation is an important area to work in for all meditators, no matter what phase of life we are in – when we are young as well as when we get older. It is existentially important to achieve some degree of reconciliation with the way life happens to be.…

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  • New book on defensive functioning includes study on Acem Meditation – The Meditation Blog

    [ad_1] A new book that should be of interest to meditators is now available online with open access through Frontiers in Psychology and Frontiers in Psychiatry: “Recent Empirical Research and Methodologies in Defense Mechanisms” Edited by Mariagrazia Di Giuseppe, John Christopher Perry, Tracy A. Prout and Ciro Conversano 17 studies are…

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  • In memory of Siba Kripa Bose – The Meditation Blog

    [ad_1] The first president of Acem India, Siba Kripa Bose, passed away on 25th May 2022 Till his last breath, he remained a passionate lover of nature, yoga, and meditation. Mr. Bose’s (Dada’s) education included an MA from Utkal University, Bhubaneswar, and a Postgraduate Diploma in Foreign Trade from the Indian Institute…

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  • Go deeper this summer! – The Meditation Blog

    [ad_1] Skip to content Go deeper this summer! Are you below 35 years? Take a look at what you can expect at the International Young Retreat 2022 (or maybe read first): Share This Story, Choose Your Platform! [ad_2] Source link

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  • “And a mind-blowing disco on the last evening!” – The Meditation Blog

    [ad_1] Vera K From Germany – translator and stenographer, learned to Acem-meditate in 2018: I decided to come to the summer retreat because I have been missing it!  When I decided to go to the regular retreat for the first time in 2018 I had just learned Acem Meditation and…

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  • Meditation makes it easier to trust my gut feeling – The Meditation Blog

    [ad_1] Says Zacharias Wolfe from Sweden: «While my life has been full of many changes, meditation has made me more grounded in a dimension of silence. A meditation retreat in Acem is a unique setting, in which I am part of a community where I can share the special experience that…

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  • Helping a 6 year old release fear and sleep better!

    [ad_1] An easy way to help a scared child let go of anxiety… This idea was inspired by one of our qualified Connected Kids Tutors.  She was working with a 6 year old girl, Ariana, who was feeling very anxious and unable to sleep. “She was crying very hard.  Agitated…

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  • When the worst person in the world meditates – The Meditation Blog

    [ad_1] What would have happened if Julie, the leading character in the award-winning movie “The Worst Person in the World”, had learned Acem meditation? She will soon be 30 and is on the threshold of established adult life, but hesitates. After switching studies twice, from medicine to psychology and then…

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  • Meditation has taught me to dare to act – The Meditation Blog

    [ad_1] “When people sign up for a meditation course, they are often at a point in their life where they are under strain in one way or another”, says Cathrine Pedersen, project manager and instructor in Acem. Cathrine Pedersen went from management positions at the Postal Service to doing research…

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  • Why You Need A Joy Practice

    [ad_1] Do you ever get sucked into stress traps? If you’re a human on planet Earth, the answer is probably yes. In this month’s Global Meditation that we held for folks in The Membership, we explored this month’s theme of cultivating joy and how your joy practice can actually be…

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  • How Long Should You Meditate For?

    [ad_1] Meditation has only recently become a helpful habit that helps people live presently. Still, the reality is that it has been around for centuries, and its benefits have been enjoyed, especially in the Eastern world. Meditation helps to reduce stress, improve mental health, and stop a wandering mind. With…

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  • Meditation in Pop Culture – This List Made Me Smile 

    [ad_1] I was first introduced to meditation via pop culture. Specifically, I was a ten year old playing the arcade game Street Fighter 2 when I read a quote from a character called Dhalsim. The quote read, “I will meditate and then destroy you.” And yes, that is a stupidly…

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  • A letter to Jacob – Wildmind

    [ad_1] I get some interesting emails. Usually they’re kind and appreciative. I particularly enjoy hearing from people who have found things I’ve written, or guided meditations I’ve recorded, to be helpful. Often people ask questions, and I’m happy to reply to them to the best of my ability. Sometimes the…

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  • How Often Should You Meditate?

    [ad_1] Meditation has become a popular activity in the Western world, however many people still attach an incorrect stigma. Meditation can be incorporated into your daily life from as little as five minutes a day. While a single mindfulness meditation practice doesn’t require much, frequency is important. When you’re deciding…

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  • How to Cultivate a Life You Love

    [ad_1] Who would you love to be? We’re going to ask you again. Let the question settle deeper inside you. Who would you love to be in this world that is changing faster than we’ve seen in our lifetimes? Would you love to be happy? Fulfilled? Well compensated? Dedicated to…

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  • Meditation App Usage Drops Massively For Good Reason

    [ad_1] The number of people using meditation apps has dropped significantly over the last year, and for a very good reason.  If you go back two years to 2020, you’ll see meditation apps taking the world by storm. The pandemic and isolation heavily increased stress rates, and everyone wanted an…

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  • Mindful yoga benefits – 10 best tips for you

    [ad_1] There is lots of information on the advantages of yoga and mindfulness, but what happens whilst you blend the 2? 10 best tips to get the best out of mindful yoga benefits. It offers even deeper insights into the thoughts and a life-converting method for your practice. Mindful Yoga,…

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  • Mindfulness Journals: How to Use Them

    [ad_1] A mindfulness journal is necessary for anyone serious about improving their overall mental health. The act of routinely journaling one’s experiences and expressing thoughts, emotions, and significant events can have a positive effect on mental health and self discovery. Mindfulness exercises like journalling helps someone become more aware of…

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  • Mindful games for a young girl with trauma

    [ad_1] A simple way to turn a childhood game into a mindful practice… This idea was inspired by one of our qualified Connected Kids Tutors.  She was working with a 9 year old girl, K, who had experienced much trauma and abuse. “I started a game of I Spy.  We…

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  • 24 Ways to Cheer Someone Up

    [ad_1] How to cheer someone up when they’re upset, sad, or disappointed. One of life’s biggest questions. Deep down, you know that there’s a way for you to connect to this person to make them feel happier. But maybe you’re struggling to come up with ideas. Or perhaps you feel…

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  • positive mindfulness for kids – Teaching Children Meditation

    [ad_1] A beautiful, mindful idea by one of our Connected Kids tutors… “We had a rainbow compliment carwash, the kids stood in two lines opposite each other and waved scarves while a child walked down the middle and received everyone’s compliments. Then we had a meditation where the kids lay…

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  • Why can’t I meditate properly?

    [ad_1] Ever asked yourself: Why can’t I meditate properly? I confirm, it’s challenging! 5 tips you might not want to ignore before even starting. “This morning, I sat down as usual for my morning meditation. After about five breaths, thoughts started to flood my mind. After years of mediation, my…

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  • Why Am I Not Good Enough? Well, Maybe You Are

    [ad_1] “Why am I not good enough?” you cry to yourself after a moment of defeat. Maybe you’ve had your heart broken, failed a test, or were rejected from something you really wanted. It’s so easy to second guess that you are good enough when all the signs seem to…

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  • 16 Things Mindful People Do Differently

    [ad_1] Mindful people approach the world differently from those who live less presently. The mindful person likely wasn’t born that way but took the time to develop the traits and habits of mindfulness as they grow wiser. Mindful living can be a great way to soak in the world around…

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  • What is Vipassana Meditation? – Declutter The Mind

    [ad_1] When it comes to meditation, the traditions and types of meditation are numerous. Recently, however, there’s been an increased interest in meditation. Most of the forms of meditation being practiced and taught in the west are based on or a form of what is known as Vipassana meditation. What…

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  • Feeling Anxious For No Reason? Here’s What To Do

    [ad_1] Anxiety is one of the most common problems we have to face as a society- in fact, it is the most common of all mental illnesses recorded in US adults. And it can be caused by any number of diverse factors. These factors might be personal (i.e., an ongoing…

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  • Why The World Needs Your Joy

    [ad_1] As a human on planet Earth, you’re likely feeling the intensity of the world right now. There are infinite tragedies that you could be placing your attention on. But here’s a fact… none of the solutions to the problems require your suffering. It might require honesty, or bravery, or…

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  • 14 Ways to Deal With Stress in 2022

    [ad_1] Imagine a world where you were finally stress free. You could enjoy the little things, help others, and were a pro at stress management to prevent a relapse. Fortunately, it doesn’t need to be a distant dream or fantasy. Anyone can learn to manage stress– even chronic stress. And…

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  • Forgiveness and the myth of time

    [ad_1] We all have a tendency to beat ourselves up over things we did wrong in the past, or that we think that we did wrong. And so we all need to forgive ourselves. When we don’t forgive ourselves we often wish we could change the past. We replay past…

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  • Why it matters if you can feel your heartbeat

    [ad_1] If you close your eyes and become aware of your body, can you detect your heartbeat — without touching your chest or checking your pulse? Now, can you do it with your eyes open? This is a quick measure of your ability to practice “interoception.” What Is Interoception? Interoception…

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  • Twelve free meditation MP3s! – Wildmind

    [ad_1] 2021 is the 21st anniversary of the launch of the Wildmind website. To celebrate, we’re giving away two albums of guided meditation MP3’s. One album is Guided Meditations for Calmness, Awareness, and Love, which was the first CD I ever recorded. This particular album was the best-selling meditation title…

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  • The one thing that will always slow your mind

    [ad_1] All summer I’ve been reading Barry Lopez’s book, “Arctic Dreams” — it’s very, very long and I still have a ways to go — and the other night, I read this line which I’m very grateful for: Watching animals always slows you down. As someone who is always looking…

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  • “This is where peace is found”

    [ad_1] Anyone who has meditated knows that over and over again we turn the mind toward the sensations of the breathing, to building kindness, or to some other object of meditation, and over and over again we find ourselves distracted by some random train of thought. Distractions are seductive, but…

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  • The strange myopia of Buddhist teachings on suffering

    [ad_1] I wanted to draw attention to a strange myopia that affects many people who comment on the Buddha’s teachings about suffering. In the four noble truths, the first truth is that of suffering (dukkha), and it’s described in the following manner: Suffering, as a noble truth, is this: Birth…

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  • My latest book: “A Year of Buddha’s Wisdom”

    [ad_1] Over the summer I wrote a book. The idea was presented to me by the publisher, who had decided that they needed a daily practice guide based on Buddhist teachings, and they wanted me essentially to fill in the blanks. It turned out to be a bit more involved…

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  • New Year aspirations (rather than resolutions)

    [ad_1] When I was younger I used to think that New Year’s Day resolutions would almost automatically bring about change. It was as if thinking that you wanted to change was enough to make it actually happen. I guess I thought this was possible thanks to the “magic” involved in…

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  • How to recognize, respect, and love your inner demons

    [ad_1] This is the first time I’ve posted here in a while. Virtually all of my energy is going into supporting Wildmind’s community of supporters — people who make a financial contribution every month in order to support me to explore and teach meditation and Buddhism. This article is condensed…

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  • How to cultivate gratitude – Wildmind

    [ad_1] “It’s not happiness that brings us gratitude. It’s gratitude that beings us happiness.” Why Practice Gratitude? Gratitude is good for us. Our minds have a built-in “negativity bias,” so that we tend to pay more attention to things that aren’t going right. In fact, if we can’t find something…

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  • How to Calm The Mind of Anxiety and Stress

    [ad_1] Do you feel that you can’t stop thinking and that your mind is overstimulated? Do you ever feel like wanting to pause activities that seem unstoppable, and sometimes you even believe that this doesn’t allow you to be at peace? Understanding how to calm the mind is essential when…

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  • Mindful Dating: 12 Tips for Dating Mindfully

    [ad_1] Mindful dating is a great way to approach the dating scene if you’ve been on many dates over the years and noticed that things aren’t working out. This dating approach can help you become more aware of how you approach the dating process to gain a better grasp of…

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  • 55 Page Free Pdf Download

    [ad_1] Spread the love and make the world a better place! Table Of Contents For This Page. Click To Show Or Hide >>> show Learning the steps in meditation is similar to learning to ride a bike: once you’ve mastered the best way for learning how to meditate for beginners,…

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