An important aspect of my doctoral research is our relationship with the future. Currently, this seems a very important topic given the current challenges with our economy and unemployment. St. Augustine said in his Confessions, that he could not speak … Continue reading →
Ceasing conceptual thoughts is an advanced meditation practice which many experienced mediators find difficult.
Keep your focus on your breath as you count your exhalations.
Simply count your exhalations, starting with one and continuing up to 21.
When you reach 21 simply start over at one.
If you lose count just start counting again starting with one.Continue reading →
Mindfulness teaches us to focus attention on our breath and to observe our sensations, emotions, and thoughts.
Mindfulness therapy is effective for relieving anxiety and improving mood.
When a negative thought pops in your head, say to yourself, ‘There’s a thought. And feelings aren’t facts.
Thoughts have a less intense grip when you are an observer.Continue reading →
I recently came across an interesting article on the effective use of hypnotherapy for easing the symptoms of Irritable Bowel Symptom (IBS). According Dr Roland Valori, symptoms improved significantly for 9 in 10 patients treated using hypnosis. Although there is … Continue reading →