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The safe alternative to sleeping pills

Before you take that sleeping pill, I suggest you read this article. I want to share this article I found by Doctor James. Although based on research done in America, I think it is relevant for us in the UK too. As a former ‘sleeping pill’ fanatic, I highly recommend reading up on the effects […]

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Reverse the Physiological Signs of Stress (plus webinar)

Releasing physical tension has many benefits, and according to Harvard health, you can use meditation to reduce physical and mental stress. They discuss how physical exercise can help release tension from your body. They also present research on how you can learn how to let go of physical tension by harnessing the power of your […]

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Do you want to let go of your physical tension?

The first step in meditation is discovering how to let go at a physical level. I remember my main meditation teacher, Alan Wallace, telling me this years ago. He said he knew people who had practised meditation for 15 years and yet never allowed themselves to feel ‘deep relaxation’ while meditating. This is a vital […]

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Brain scans show meditation improves your mental focus

For the past few weeks I have been writing about and teaching how meditation can improve your mental focus and clarity. A clear mind was one of the first effects I noticed when I started to meditate, and many of my students and meditation colleagues have reported the same outcome. Science also supports our experiences. […]

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Meditation to Declutter Your Mind

Success Through Stillness… Clearing the Clutter in Your Mind Last week I touched on the topic of Calming Your Overactive Mind and how meditation is not about forcing your mind to ‘shut off’, but rather remaining still and allowing your mind to gradually (and eventually) come to an equilibrium. After meditation often people feel a […]

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The Science of Negative Emotions (and Webinar Replay)

Imagine being able to release your negative emotions… Last week I wrote about the difficulty people have in releasing negative emotions. Suppressing emotions can even be harmful to your health. In 2012, psychotherapist Eric L. Garland’s study showed that people who suppressed their thoughts and feelings often, had a stronger level of stress response than […]

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Meditation Book Recommended (and Beginners Classes)

  One of the most frequent questions I get about meditation is “Can you recommend a book for beginners?” I often encourage people to pick up a book authored by my main teacher Alan Wallace as he has a wealth of knowledge and his writing is very captivating. That being said, some beginners have mentioned […]

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Feeling ‘Stuck’? Experience Your Power to Forgive…

Power to Forgive – Feeling ‘Stuck’? Experience Your Power to Forgive Before I start to write about forgiveness, I want to make a very important point. Forgiveness is NOT about approving of, disregarding or making excuses for bad behaviour. It is not about dismissing your own feelings. Forgiveness is about breaking down the barriers you […]

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Announcing… Regular Free Meditation Webinars (and London Beginners Classes)

Making Meditation More Accessible to You Based on the demand for last weeks Free Meditation Webinar, I have decided to hold these sessions on at least a monthly basis. The whole point of these webinars is to make meditation more accessible to you. Meditation Webinars give you the opportunity to experience guided meditation and importantly, […]

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Meditation May Reduce Your Risk of Alzheimers (and webinar replay)

A New Study Suggest That Meditation Can Help You Reduce Your Risk Of Alzheimers. A study out of Canada found that Stress in middle age patients can cause dementia by damaging your brain. There is evidence that certain areas of the brain are affected by chronic anxiety, fear and stress. When subjected to chronic stress, […]

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