Tag Archives: Mindfulness

Benefits of meditation are backed by science

Meditation and “Mindfulness” can be interpreted as two particular ways of entering an altered state of consciousness. Hypnosis is another way to achieve a similar state and benefit from the aspects mentioned in the article below. The greatest difference between these techniques … Continue reading

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New study shows mindfulness therapy can be as effective as antidepressants

The following article introduces us to the use of mindfulness in combination with Cognitive Behavioural Therapy (CBT) for the treatment of depression. With the use of hypnotherapy conditions such as depression can be treated in a very similar way, always … Continue reading

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Mindfulness can literally change your brain

Mindfulness estimulates a particular type of mental work which involves becoming very aware of the present, of the moment, of “now”. With the contribution of hypnotherapy we may learn a wide variety of techniques that promote, first and most importantly, the … Continue reading

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Adjusting your Default Settings

Here is an interesting article considering undesired behaviour and a way to swap in for desired behaviour, written by Oliver Burkeman in The Guardian Friday 7 December 2012. Read about our mind’s constant stream of thinking and how this informs … Continue reading

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Meditation Induces Positive Structural Brain Changes

News from Medscape Medical News ” June 18, 2012 — Integrative body-mind training (IBMT), a type of Chinese mindfulness meditation, may induce positive structural changes in the brain’s white matter, new research suggests.” This article makes us aware of several … Continue reading

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The Neuroscience of Regret

Article extracted from Psychology Today: “…We often associate regret with old age – the tragic image of an elderly person feeling regretful over opportunities forever missed. Now, groundbreaking new brain research shows how this stereotype may be true, at least … Continue reading

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