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411, 2016

Book release: Freedom from stress and anxiety

By | November 4th, 2016|Categories: Articles, Features, Wall|0 Comments

Australia has an anxiety crisis, according to author David McRae. One in three people suffer serious stress and distress in their lives and one in five experience a mental health condition in any year, according to the Australian Psychological Society. Anxiety is the most common of these conditions. Surveys show [...]

411, 2016

Book release: In stillness conquer fear

By | November 4th, 2016|Categories: Articles, Features, Wall|0 Comments

by Pauline McKinnon This new, revised edition is published by Garratt Publishing, 2016.    (First published in 1983 by Collins Dove Publishing) Groundbreaking Thirty-something years ago Pauline McKinnon’s groundbreaking book, In Stillness Conquer Fear (1983) pioneered public understanding of anxiety as a social problem. This updated and revised edition sheds new [...]

410, 2016

Convert frustration into calm

By | October 4th, 2016|Categories: Features|0 Comments

You’re running late for a meeting and you are stuck in traffic. The little old man in the car ahead is driving at a bullock cart speed. You can feel the frustration building when he crawls across an amber light and leaves you at a red! So here you have a [...]

309, 2016

Meditation and the authentic self

By | September 3rd, 2016|Categories: Features|Tags: , |0 Comments

In an era when it is becoming increasingly evident to quantify that meditation reduces stress and supports mental and physical health, there is another value proposition that is also worth considering. Although not as easy to measure, meditation allows us to become more true to ourselves in the way we [...]

1108, 2016

Support the United Nations International Day of Peace

By | August 11th, 2016|Categories: Features|0 Comments

On the International Day of Peace, the United Nations invites us to remember our common humanity. Annually, many events are held around the world to commemorate this day, each offering opportunity for people to gather and reflect upon the shared goal of peace. The International Day of Peace was established 1981 [...]

706, 2016

Mindfulness and Grounding: A Natural Pairing

By | June 7th, 2016|Categories: Features|Tags: , , , |0 Comments

In the late 1970s and early 1980s, I had the great good fortune to learn to meditate with several remarkable teachers. By then, I had already spent over a decade integrating aspects of more than 30 different personal change systems into my psychotherapy practice. During all that time, however, grounding [...]

1705, 2016

New Concepts from Old: Excerpt from ‘Living Calm in a Busy World’

By | May 17th, 2016|Categories: Features|Tags: , , |0 Comments

New Concepts from Old  Has it not occurred to you In advising me to meditate You completely fail to use The advances of modern science? Has it not occurred to you We cannot use The advances of modern science Unless First our mind is clear?   Ainslie Meares M.D. – [...]

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