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Batsman finds his mental edge

Young WA batsman finding novel ways of dealing with the stresses and pressures of elite sport. Greg Chappell once proclaimed the art of batting is 90 per cent mental and 10 per cent physical. Others through cricket's storied history have shared the sentiment... Read more

2016-08-02T15:05:21+00:00 July 28th, 2016|Tags: |

Companies invest in mindfulness training to boost productivity and lower stress

Speed and connectivity create change. Thanks to the technological advances of the past 20 years, sending a letter to someone on the other side of the world is as easy and instantaneous as the click of a button. Yet despite their convenience, emails and other forms of online communication may be costing us productivity and [...]

2017-05-21T16:51:23+00:00 September 7th, 2015|Tags: , , |

Meditation transforms roughest San Francisco schools

At first glance, Quiet Time – a stress reduction strategy used in several San Francisco middle and high schools, as well as in scattered schools around the Bay Area – looks like something out of the om-chanting 1960s. Twice daily, a gong sounds in the classroom and rowdy adolescents, who normally can’t sit still for [...]

2016-03-01T20:38:48+00:00 August 16th, 2015|Tags: |

Weekend meditation retreats at the Gawler Foundation

This weekend mindfulness meditation retreat at the Yarra Valley Living Centre is the perfect opportunity to experience deep relaxation and connect to the stillness within you. Paul and Maia Bedson will help you to learn and practise techniques that will deepen your experience of meditation and provide you with long-term support through stress and uncertainty. [...]

2016-04-28T12:14:11+00:00 August 16th, 2015|Tags: |

Meditation’s positive residual effects

A new study has found that participating in an eight-week meditation training program can have measurable effects on how the brain functions even when someone is not actively meditating. In their report in the November issue of Frontiers in Human Neuroscience, investigators at Harvard Medical School-affiliated Massachusetts General Hospital, Boston University, and several other research [...]

2016-04-28T12:14:52+00:00 July 14th, 2014|Tags: |

A quick research review

Understanding meditation Meditation has been practiced for thousands of years. Meditation originally was meant to help deepen understanding of the sacred and mystical forces of life. These days, meditation is commonly used for relaxation and stress reduction. Meditation is considered a type of mind-body complementary medicine. Meditation produces a deep state of relaxation and [...]

2017-05-21T16:51:24+00:00 June 1st, 2014|Tags: , , |