Mindfulness can help prevent depression

Mindfulness has its critics. Mindfulness-based cognitive therapy, or MBCT was first developed by  Dr Jon Kabat-Zinn from the University of Massachusetts Medical School. MBCT has been embraced by hundreds of thousands of people around the world, but some people are unconvinced. However, a new study published in the journal JAMA Psychiatry found that MBCT can help [...]

Why businesses use mindfulness meditation

Over the last few years, more and more businesses have taught mindfulness meditation to their employees, or encouraged their workers to learn how to incorporate the practice into their daily routine. You might think that any business that uses mindfulness is probably some kind of hippy-dippy fly-by-night selling knitted yoghurt and handwoven cheese! You’d be [...]

By |2017-11-07T13:12:34+01:00May 30th, 2016|Meditation, Mindful Leadership, Mindfulness|0 Comments

Exploring the neuroscience of mindfulness

Are you a religious person? Perhaps you attend mass every week and pray daily. Maybe you prefer the term “spiritual” because you believe in a higher power, but you’re not an adherent of any particular religion. Then again, you could be someone who has lost their faith — or someone who never had any to [...]

By |2017-11-07T13:12:34+01:00May 30th, 2016|Mindfulness|0 Comments

Mindful When It Seemed There Was No Mind

Last Monday I went to the Ken Theater to see the movie: Alive Inside. In communication, the seemingly inert brain comes alive. To me it is an example of where the mind is not synonymous with the brain. The brain is a secondary organ like heart, liver, lungs. Often mind and brain are seen as [...]

By |2017-11-07T13:12:34+01:00August 17th, 2014|Mindfulness|Comments Off on Mindful When It Seemed There Was No Mind

Mindfulness and The Holistic Expanded Present

“Yesterday is already a dream and tomorrow only a vision, but today, well lived, makes every yesterday a dream of happiness and every tomorrow a vision of hope.” Sanskrit Observation Gustavo Grodnitzky is in the final days of releasing his book on “Culture Trumps Everything:The Unexpected Truth About the Ways Environment Changes Biology, Psychology, and [...]

By |2017-11-07T13:12:34+01:00July 11th, 2014|Meditation, Mindfulness, Vipassana|Comments Off on Mindfulness and The Holistic Expanded Present

Life Is A Dance: Be Mindful and Go for the Grace

Dancing sets the soul free. In this New Year remember to listen to the music in your heart and dance the love of life. Your heart with dance and you will smile. And your smile will infect those to live the Dance of Life. Their unique life. Their unique dance. As you yours. GAPO No [...]

By |2017-11-07T13:12:35+01:00January 2nd, 2014|Mindfulness|Comments Off on Life Is A Dance: Be Mindful and Go for the Grace
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