The Power of the Mind

“You have power over your mind, not outside events. Realize this, and you will find strength.”  Marcus Aurelius A few weeks ago, I was invited to participate to “Pause Salon, Power of the Mind” where I had the pleasure to share my thoughts with like-minded ...

May 21

Categories: Adult psychological development, Happiness, Health Psychology, ...

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Meditation and Mindfulness: Classes in Singapore

What is Meditation?Meditation is a word that has come to be used loosely and inaccurately in the modern world. That is why there is so much confusion about how to practice it. Some people use the word meditate when they mean thinking or contemplating; others use it to refer to daydreaming or ...

Jul 5

Categories: Mindfulness Meditation

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How does Mindfulness in Cognitive Behavorial Therapy Help you

" I've been I practicing mind-fullness all my life...I can multi-task, multi-think, and multi-stress with the best of them. What I'm not good at is mindfulness." A few years ago, while studying some brain anatomy material for an upcoming exam, I had an epiphany. It occurred to me ...

Nov 5

Categories: Mindfulness Meditation

Written By:
Tony Brown

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Benefits of Meditation and How to easily start Meditating

What is meditation? Does practicing meditation daily really bring some benefits? How does one meditate? My own experience with meditation began in the 70’s with the practice of transcendental meditation (TM), followed by Benson’s non-religious version of TM aimed at stress reduction ...

Oct 3

Categories: Mindfulness Meditation, Relaxation techniques, Stress Management

Written By:
Brian Scott

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Mindfulness with Jon Kabat-Zinn Video

In 2007, Jon Kabat-Zinn gave a talk on Mindfulness meditation at Google. The video may be a few years old but it offers an excellent insight into the topics of mindfulness for beginners. The present article provides a brief summary of his presentation along with the actual video which you can watch on your own. Jon started with an analogy of the ...

Jul 4

Categories: Mindfulness Meditation

Written By:
Psych Mat Asia Editor

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Highlights from the Happiness and Its Causes conference - 15th June: ...

Today I attended the pre-conference workshop in Brisbane, Australia as part of the Happiness and Its Causes conference conducted by B. Alan Wallace, who is an expert in meditation having studied and practiced meditation for 40 years.  He is able to meditate for periods of amazing lengths of ...

Jun 16

Categories: Mindfulness Meditation, Relaxation techniques

Written By:
Brian Scott

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