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It was like magic!

Mercedes Ozuna

Mercedes Ozuna on Acem Meditation

If I hadn’t meditated, I wouldn’t have had the necessary self-confidence, but last autumn I applied for a promotion at work. I didn’t have the courage to do such things before, but have developed more trust in myself. Read more…

Improving your emotional intelligence

Expanded language options and extended deadlines at this year’s communication course

Acem Training in Interpersonal Communication
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Once-in-a-lifetime experience

World Retreat in the Spanish Pyrenees 16-23 July 2016

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When Acem celebrates 50 years of existence in 2016, the major celebratory event will be a world retreat bringing together Acem meditators from all over the globe. Several hundred participants from various countries and continents will meet for a week of long meditations, guidance, seminars, yoga, mountain walks and social activities. Read more…

This is for me!

Elia Camacho, Spain, on Acem Meditation

Elia Camacho Acem MeditationFor Elia Camacho, it took time before she finally decided to learn to meditate. “I had heard about meditation, but did not start before I moved from Mexico to Spain, after talking with a friend who had some experience. I chose Acem Meditation because it is non-religious.”

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Our hearts and brains contain a lot we aren’t aware of

Raquel Sanz: “Halvorsbøle is a good place for meditation.”

raquel sanz“When I was invited to learn Acem Meditation last year at Acem International Retreat Centre Halvorsbøle, I was happy. It was the opportunity I had been waiting for. My son was two years old, the timing was right. I quickly made up my mind to meditate for the available time I had every day, even when that meant only ten minutes, and then expand the time I have for meditation whenever possible.
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The tiger is coming out of the cage

Sister GilChrist at Acem’s communication course

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Denyse Lavigne says things about the benefits of Acem’s training in interpersonal communication that almost any participant could say:

It helped me get in touch with my own inner feelings and life experiences. It also gave me an opportunity to understand group processes. I picked up many things that can help me in my own work, where I often have to talk to people and interview them.

But Denyse isn’t just any participant. Read more…

A gradual change of direction

Frank Otto interviewed by Anne Grete Hersoug

Frank Otto Acem MeditationFrank Otto has a doctoral degree in theoretical chemistry, and is working with software development in a small company in Berlin. We met him during his third visit this year to Acem International Retreat Centre Halvorsbøle in Norway.
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One of the most important things I have done

Jan B on Acem’s communication course

Jan BMedical doctor Jan B from Hamburg attended Acem’s international Training in Interpersonal Communication at Halvorsbøle earlier this year. “I had the chance to experience and work with my emotions. It was very intensive and emotional, and I liked it a lot. The group I was in was fine; everybody seemed to like each other, and I felt very safe.” Read more…

More creative with meditation?

By Rolf Brandrud

Meditating back to backCreativity is on everyone’s lips. Can we claim that meditation helps us become more creative? Yes, says Rolf Brandrud. Read more…

Coming home alive

MG_6119-e1349132785177-200x300 interviewed by Christopher Grøndahl

I’ve always enjoyed traveling, says Jan Claudius, construction engineer and project manager. After a week of training in interpersonal communication at the Halvorsbøle retreat center, he sees connections between the social journey of the course, his recent trip to the Americas and the practice of long meditations.

A first timer at the communication course, Jan found the groups to be a very good framework for building better self-esteem, particularly in situations where he needs to address a number of people at the same time. Read more…