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2711, 2016

The Age reports on ground breaking government study

By | November 27th, 2016|Categories: Research|0 Comments

A groundbreaking research study funded by the Victorian Government has found that mindfulness meditation can lead to improved quality of sleep, less anxiety and better exam results for students. The results showed the positive impact [...]

611, 2016

How to choose a type of mindfulness meditation

By | November 6th, 2016|Categories: News|0 Comments

A new study compares four different types of meditation and their unique benefits. Mindful breathing isn’t the only place to start—and it’s not the end of meditation either. Read more

1510, 2016

Five ways you’re draining your energy level

By | October 15th, 2016|Categories: News|0 Comments

Are you struggling to stay awake during the day? It could be the culprit is not so much what you’re doing wrong as what you’re NOT doing. Here are five quick fixes to optimise vitality > meditate, [...]

610, 2016

How to squeeze in meditation when you have absolutely no time

By | October 6th, 2016|Categories: News|0 Comments

This article discusses 5 things you can do to live a stress free lifestyle, while keeping up a fast paced life. Read More

410, 2016

The art of stillness

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

The place that travel writer Pico Iyer would most like to go? Nowhere. In a counterintuitive and lyrical meditation, Iyer takes a look at the incredible insight that comes with taking time for [...]

110, 2016

Mindfulness supports business leaders

By | October 1st, 2016|Categories: Research|0 Comments

Richard Branson does Arianna Huffington swears by it. The likes of Google, Microsoft and Nike are talking about it. Meditation is a hot topic. It’s de rigeur for creative and tech start-ups to promote it as [...]

2709, 2016

Mindful social media practice

By | September 27th, 2016|Categories: Research|0 Comments

How many times a day do you check into your social feeds? How many times do you hit refresh in one visit? Our need to be social can backfire on social media, when we accidentally [...]

2409, 2016

School detention replaced with meditation

By | September 24th, 2016|Categories: News|0 Comments

As a kid in detention—for those of you who ever did hard time after school (hand raises)—did you ever spend that time thinking about what you did? A school in Baltimore, USA, is trying to change [...]

2309, 2016

BBC’s ‘Trust Me I’m a Doctor’ – Investigate meditation

By | September 23rd, 2016|Categories: Research|0 Comments

Michael Mosley goes in search of the evidence behind some of the most popular complementary and alternative medicines.  Mindfulness teaches you to let go of distracting or negative thoughts and focus on the present moment. [...]

1309, 2016

Why we need meditation in the workplace

By | September 13th, 2016|Categories: News|0 Comments

If you've ever wondered what one thing Google, General Mills, Target, Goldman Sachs, JP Morgan, and Oprah Winfrey have in common, it is a commitment to mindfulness practices in their workplace. Once associated with a [...]